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Christianity, Art and Transformation: Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice ebook

by John W. De Gruchy


Christianity, Art and Transformation is a journey of exploration that is both historical and contemporary, theological and practical.

Christianity, Art and Transformation is a journey of exploration that is both historical and contemporary, theological and practical. Many themes weave through its pages, among them the nature of beauty, good taste, the power of sacred images, aesthetics and ethics, and the role of art in society and the church today.

de Gruchy, John W. (2001). Christianity, Art and Transformation: Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice. de Gruchy, John W. (2002). Reconciliation: Restoring Justice. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-77205-1. ISBN 978-1-4514-1161-4.

Christianity, Art and Transformation explores the historical and contemporary relationship between the arts and Christianity with reference to the transformation of society. Several major themes are discussed, among them the power of images, the relationship between aesthetics and ethics, the nature of beauty and its redemptive capacity, aesthetic existence and Christian discipleship, and the role of art in the public square and in the life of the Church. Christianity, Art and Transformation explores the historical and contemporary relationship between the arts and Christianity with reference to the transformation of society.

Christianity, Art and Transformation : Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice. by John W. de Gruchy.

Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press Release date: 29 January 2001 ISBN-10 : 0521772052 ISBN-13: 9780521772051.

Christianity, art and transformation. Theological aesthetics in the struggle for justice.

John de Gruchy was born in Pretoria, South Africa, in March 1939. He studied at the University of Cape Town, Rhodes University, Chicago Theological Seminary and the University of Chicago, and at the University of South Africa. De Gruchy has a doctorate in theology and another in the social sciences, along with several honorary doctorates (Rhodes University, Chicago Theological Seminary, Stellenbosch, Toronto). In 2000 he was awarded the Karl Barth Prize by the Evangelical Church of the Union in Germany.

Christianity, Art and Transformation: Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice By John . .It analyses the nature of the creation and enjoyment of digital art and culture, related artistic practices and how in these, the.October 2001 · Theology today (Princeton, . computer artefact plays a pivotal role. Examples of artefacts are presented in context, promoting their recension in the light of contemporary digital art and culture, while discussing some elements of an aesthetics of the computer artefacts.

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Christianity, Art and Transformation Gruchy Cambridge Academ 9780521089500 : Explores the historical and contemporary relationship between the arts and Christianity. Hodge, after decades of struggling to harmonize Gods two revelationsin nature and in the Biblein the end famously described Darwinism as atheism. The book explores Christianity in the countries of South Asia India and Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, and Sri Lanka along with its growth across the thousands of islands comprising Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines.

De Gruchy, J. W. (2008). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Creating hospitable space to nurture children’s spirituality possibilities and dilemmas associated with power. International Journal of Children’s Spirituality, 19(3–4), 236–248. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Learning in and through the Arts. In J. Sefton-Green, P. Thomson, K. Jones, & L. Bresler (Ed., The Routledge international handbook of creative learning (pp. 177–185).

Christianity, Art and Transformation is a journey of exploration that is both historical and contemporary, theological and practical. The reader is invited to share in the journey beginning in the life of the early church, traveling through the history of European Christianity and art, and arriving in southern Africa. Many themes weave through its pages, among them the nature of beauty, good taste, the power of sacred images, aesthetics and ethics, and the role of art in society and the church today.
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