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The Faithful Artist (Studies In Theology And The Arts Series)

Cameron J Anderson
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The Faithful Artist (Studies In Theology And The Arts Series)

Cameron J Anderson

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:The tension between Christianity and the arts is often real. But it also offers a false dichotomy. Many Christian artists think that they must choose between their faith and their artistic calling. Drawing upon his experiences as both a Christian and a practicing artist, Cameron J. Anderson explores the dynamics of faith and art in this latest volume in IVP Academic's Studies in Theology and the Arts series. Tracing the relationship between evangelicalism and modern art in postwar America?two entities that often found themselves at odds with each other?Anderson raises several issues that confront artists. With skill, sensitivity and insight, he considers questions such as the role of our bodies and our senses in our experience of the arts, the relationship between text and image, the persistent dangers of idolatry, the possibility of pursuing God through an encounter with beauty and more. Throughout this study, Anderson's principal concern is how Christian artists can faithfully pursue their vocational calling in contemporary culture. Readers will find here not only an informed and thoughtful response, but also a vision that offers guidance and hope.

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:The tension between Christianity and the arts is often real. But it also offers a false dichotomy. Many Christian artists think that they must choose between their faith and their artistic calling. Drawing upon his experiences as both a Christian and a practicing artist, Cameron J. Anderson explores the dynamics of faith and art in this latest volume in IVP Academic's Studies in Theology and the Arts series. Tracing the relationship between evangelicalism and modern art in postwar America?two entities that often found themselves at odds with each other?Anderson raises several issues that confront artists. With skill, sensitivity and insight, he considers questions such as the role of our bodies and our senses in our experience of the arts, the relationship between text and image, the persistent dangers of idolatry, the possibility of pursuing God through an encounter with beauty and more. Throughout this study, Anderson's principal concern is how Christian artists can faithfully pursue their vocational calling in contemporary culture. Readers will find here not only an informed and thoughtful response, but also a vision that offers guidance and hope.
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  • :list Of Illustrationsacknowledgmentsintroduction1. A Double-consciousness2. The Body They May Kill3. Secular Sirens4. Be Careful Little Eyes What You See5. A People Of The Book And The Image6. A Semblance Of A Whole7. The Music Of The Spheres8. An Aesthetic Pilgrimagebibliographyauthor Indexsubject Indexscripture Index
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  • Catalogue Code 444015
  • Product Code 9780830850648
  • ISBN 0830850643
  • EAN 9780830850648
  • Pages 283
  • Department Academic
  • Category Theology
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ivp Academic
  • Publication Date Nov 2016
  • Sales Rank #59315
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 19 mm
  • Weight 0.386kg

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