The relationship the church and the contemporary art world often find themselves in is complicated and, for many Protestants and Catholitcs, contentious.
A volume from the Studies in Theology and the Arts series, Contemporary Art and the Church explores a basis for renewed relationship and fruitful dialogue between these two different worlds. Emerging out conversations facilitated at the 2015 biennial conference of Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA), this volume gathers together essays and reflections by artists, theologians, and church leaders as they sought to explore misperceptions, create a hospitable space to learn from each other, and imagine the possibility of a renewed and mutually fruitful relationship.
Contemporary Art and the Church seeks common ground for the common good of both the church and the contemporary art world
About the Series
IVP Academic's Studies in Theology and the Arts (STA) series seeks to enable Christians to reflect more deeply upon the relationship between their faith and humanity's artistic and cultural expressions. By drawing on the insights of both academic theologians and artistic practitioners, this series encourages thoughtful engagement with and critical discernment of the full variety of artistic media—including visual art, music, literature, film, theater, and more—which both embody and inform Christian thinking.Advisory Board: Jeremy Begbie, Craig Detweiler, Makoto Fujimura, Matthew Milliner, Ben Quash, Linda Stratford, W. David O. Taylor, Gregory Wolfe, and Judith Wolfe
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