Theology

  • On a recent trip to India I visited the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi. I confess I knew little to nothing about Indian art, and so thought this an appropriate act of penance. The current exhibition, “… in the […]

    Jamini Roy and the Lesson of (Visual) Contextualization

    On a recent trip to India I visited the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi. I confess I knew little to nothing about Indian art, and so thought this an appropriate act of penance. The current exhibition, “… in the […]

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  • Editor’s Note: Transpositions would like to welcome Timothy Allen as a new regular contributor. Thanks for joining the team, Tim! In appreciation of recent posts by Michael Ward, Robert MacSwain and Ann Loades, all highlighting the work of Austin Farrer (1904-1968), […]

    Theology of Culture and the “Breaking of Descriptions”

    Editor’s Note: Transpositions would like to welcome Timothy Allen as a new regular contributor. Thanks for joining the team, Tim! In appreciation of recent posts by Michael Ward, Robert MacSwain and Ann Loades, all highlighting the work of Austin Farrer (1904-1968), […]

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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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  • Culture Care is the vision of culture as an ecosystem and the call to consider our stewardship of this ecosystem. Recently, as I have developed Culture Care as a thesis, I have come to a deeper understanding of the relationships between nature […]

    Artist in Residence Series: Culture Care for Churches

    Culture Care is the vision of culture as an ecosystem and the call to consider our stewardship of this ecosystem. Recently, as I have developed Culture Care as a thesis, I have come to a deeper understanding of the relationships between nature […]

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  • “Human creativity is the ultimate economic resource.”[1]  Is it really?  “The first step in winning the future is encouraging American innovation … What we can do — what America does better than anyone else — is spark the creativity and […]

    The Invention of the Creative Person

    “Human creativity is the ultimate economic resource.”[1]  Is it really?  “The first step in winning the future is encouraging American innovation … What we can do — what America does better than anyone else — is spark the creativity and […]

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  • Editor’s Note: In his first post, Jon Gathje wondered if there might be a Lutheran contribution to theological aesthetics. Here, in this second post, Gathje teases out several ideas along these lines. “God himself must be present in every single […]

    Visiting Scholar Series: A Lutheran Contribution?, Part 2

    Editor’s Note: In his first post, Jon Gathje wondered if there might be a Lutheran contribution to theological aesthetics. Here, in this second post, Gathje teases out several ideas along these lines. “God himself must be present in every single […]

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  • In “Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline,” Bernard Williams makes two interesting, though seemingly opposed, points about the task of humanistic inquiry. These remarks, I think, might provide a helpful starting place for those of us thinking about the nature, aims, […]

    Visiting Scholar Series: Can “Interdisciplinarity” Be Disciplined?

    In “Philosophy as a Humanistic Discipline,” Bernard Williams makes two interesting, though seemingly opposed, points about the task of humanistic inquiry. These remarks, I think, might provide a helpful starting place for those of us thinking about the nature, aims, […]

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