Reviews

  • Stephen M. Garrett. God’s Beauty-in-Act: Participating in God’s Suffering Glory. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2013, xviii + 243 pp., $29.00 paperback. In this book based on his doctoral dissertation, Stephen M. Garrett, Lecturer of Public Theology and Philosophy of Religion […]

    Review: God’s Beauty-in-Act

    Stephen M. Garrett. God’s Beauty-in-Act: Participating in God’s Suffering Glory. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2013, xviii + 243 pp., $29.00 paperback. In this book based on his doctoral dissertation, Stephen M. Garrett, Lecturer of Public Theology and Philosophy of Religion […]

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  • Jessica DeCou, Playful, Glad, and Free: Karl Barth and a Theology of Popular Culture. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013. 240 pp., £38.99/$59.00 paper. For those questioning whether or not Karl Barth even had a theology of culture, Jessica DeCou’s well-written text brings […]

    Playful, Glad, and Free: Karl Barth and a Theology of Popular Culture

    Jessica DeCou, Playful, Glad, and Free: Karl Barth and a Theology of Popular Culture. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2013. 240 pp., £38.99/$59.00 paper. For those questioning whether or not Karl Barth even had a theology of culture, Jessica DeCou’s well-written text brings […]

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  • Greg Bottoms, The Colorful Apocalypse: Journeys in Outsider Art. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2007.  200 pp., £14.00/$20.00 cloth. This volume, exploring the lives and works of three prominent southern fundamentalist Christian outsider artists, is an interesting mixture of literary journalism and memoir. […]

    Review: The Colorful Apocalypse

    Greg Bottoms, The Colorful Apocalypse: Journeys in Outsider Art. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2007.  200 pp., £14.00/$20.00 cloth. This volume, exploring the lives and works of three prominent southern fundamentalist Christian outsider artists, is an interesting mixture of literary journalism and memoir. […]

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  • Trevor Hart, Gavin Hopps, and Jeremy Begbie, eds.  Art, Imagination and Christian Hope: Patterns of Promise.  Farnham, Surrey:  Ashgate, 2012, xi + 193 pp., £55.00 hardcover. The fruit of a 2006 colloquium hosted by the Institute for Theology, Imagination and […]

    Review: Art, Imagination, and Christian Hope

    Trevor Hart, Gavin Hopps, and Jeremy Begbie, eds.  Art, Imagination and Christian Hope: Patterns of Promise.  Farnham, Surrey:  Ashgate, 2012, xi + 193 pp., £55.00 hardcover. The fruit of a 2006 colloquium hosted by the Institute for Theology, Imagination and […]

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  • Hans Boersma, Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Edited by Gillian Clark and Andrew Louth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 304 pp., £72.00/$135.oo cloth. Hans Boersma’s interests in sacramental ontology and ancient Christian expressions […]

    Review: Re-Approaching Gregory of Nyssa

    Hans Boersma, Embodiment and Virtue in Gregory of Nyssa: An Anagogical Approach. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Edited by Gillian Clark and Andrew Louth. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 304 pp., £72.00/$135.oo cloth. Hans Boersma’s interests in sacramental ontology and ancient Christian expressions […]

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  • Stefanie Buchenau, The Founding of Aesthetics in the German Enlightenment: The Art of Invention and the Invention of Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, viii + 272 pp., £55.00/$95.00 cloth. In this book, Stefanie Buchenau proposes a philosophical reassessment of the contribution of […]

    Review: The Founding of Aesthetics

    Stefanie Buchenau, The Founding of Aesthetics in the German Enlightenment: The Art of Invention and the Invention of Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, viii + 272 pp., £55.00/$95.00 cloth. In this book, Stefanie Buchenau proposes a philosophical reassessment of the contribution of […]

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  • Flannery O’Connor. A Prayer Journal. Ed. W.A. Sessions. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013, 112 pp., £10.87/$18.00 cloth. I can’t imagine any scenario in which Mary Flannery O’Connor would be happy to know her youthful, private supplications and confessions […]

    Review: “Nothing Left to Say of Me” – Flannery O’Connor’s A Prayer Journal

    Flannery O’Connor. A Prayer Journal. Ed. W.A. Sessions. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2013, 112 pp., £10.87/$18.00 cloth. I can’t imagine any scenario in which Mary Flannery O’Connor would be happy to know her youthful, private supplications and confessions […]

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