ITIA Publications

The following is a list of books that have been authored or edited, published or forthcoming, by Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts (ITIA) alumni as well as current MLitt and PhD students. These books, as well as the Ashgate Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts, serve as additional entry points to the theology/arts conversation.  If you’re an ITIA alum and we’ve missed your authored/edited publication(s), do let us know.  

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Timothy E.G. Bartel, PhD 
Bartel, Timothy E.G. The Martyr, The Grizzly, The Gold: Poems. Bronxville, NY: Damascene Press, 2012.
Bartel, Timothy E.G. Arroyos: Sijo and Other Poems. Glasgow: Mariscat Press, 2015.

Christopher R. Brewer, PhD
Brewer, Christopher R., ed. Art that Tells the Story. Grand Rapids, MI, Gospel through Shared Experience, 2011.
Brown, David. God in a Single Vision: Integrating Philosophy and TheologyEdited by Christopher R. Brewer and Robert MacSwain. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.
Brown, David. Divine Generosity and Human Creativity: Theology through Symbol, Painting and Architecture. Edited by Christopher R. Brewer and Robert MacSwain. London and New York: Routledge, 2017.
Root, Howard E. Theological Radicalism and Tradition: ‘The Limits of Radicalism’ with Appendices. Edited by Christopher R. Brewer. London and New York: Routledge, 2018.
Allen, Garrick V., Christopher R. Brewer and Denny Kinlaw, ed. The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and the Bible. London: SCM Press, 2018.
Brewer, Christopher R., ed. Christian Theology and the Transformation of Natural Religion: From Incarnation to  Sacramentality–Essays for David Brown, Studies in Philosophical Theology. Leuven: Peeters, 2018.
Brewer, Christopher R. Understanding Natural Theology. Grand Rapids, MI, Zondervan Academic, forthcoming.

Tony Clark, PhD
Clark, Tony. Divine Revelation and Human Practice: Responsive and Imaginative Participation. Eugene, OR, Cascade, 2008.

Gary L. Colledge, PhD
Colledge, Gary L. Dickens, Christianity and ‘The Life of Our Lord’. London, Continuum, 2009.
Colledge, Gary L. God and Charles Dickens: Recovering the Christian Voice of a Classic Author. Grand Rapids, MI, Brazos, 2012.

L. Clifton Edwards, PhD
Edwards, L. Clifton. Creation’s Beauty as Revelation: Toward a Creational Theology of Natural Beauty. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2014.

Daniel Gabelman, PhD
Gabelman, Daniel. George MacDonald: Divine Carelessness and Fairytale Levity. Waco, TX, Baylor University Press, 2013.

Joshua D. Genig, PhD
Genig, Joshua D. Viva Vox: Rediscovering the Sacramentality of the Word through the Annunciation. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015.

Jason Goroncy, PhD
Goroncy, Jason. Hallowed Be Thy Name: The Sanctification of All in the Soteriology of P.T. Forsyth. London, T&T Clark, 2013.
Goroncy, Jason. ‘Descending on Humanity and Intervening in History’: Notes from the Pulpit Ministry of P.T. Forsyth. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.
Goroncy, Jason. Tikkun Olam – To Mend the World: A Confluence of Theology and the Arts. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.
Goroncy, Jason. Publicola: Letters, Poems and Reviews from the Pen of P.T. Forsyth, forthcoming.

Steven R. Guthrie, PhD
Begbie, Jeremy S. and Steven R. Guthrie, eds.  Resonant Witness: Conversations Between Music and Theology.  Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans, 2011.
Guthrie, Steven R. Creator Spirit: The Holy Spirit and the Art of Becoming Human.  Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Academic, 2011.
Hart, Trevor A. and Steven R. Guthrie, eds. Faithful Performances: Enacting Christian Tradition. Aldershot, Ashgate, 2007

Sharon Jebb, PhD
Jebb, Sharon. Writing God and the Self: Samuel Beckett and C.S. Lewis. Eugene, OR, Pickwick Publications, 2011.

Matt Jenson, PhD
Jenson, Matt. The Gravity of Sin: Augustine, Luther, and Barth on ‘homo incurvatus in se’. London, T&T Clark, 2007.

Kristen Deede Johnson, PhD
Johnson, Kristen Deede. Theology, Political Theory, and Pluralism: Beyond Tolerance and Difference. London, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Ivan Khovacs, PhD
Hart, Trevor A. and Ivan Khovacs, eds. Tree of Tales: Tolkien, Literature and Theology. Waco, TX, Baylor University Press, 2007. 

Denny Kinlaw, PhD Candidate
Allen, Garrick V., Christopher R. Brewer and Denny Kinlaw, ed. The Moving Text: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on David Brown and Bible. London: SCM Press, forthcoming.

Gisela H. Kreglinger, PhD, ITIA Research Associate
Kreglinger, Gisela H. Storied Revelations: Parables, Imagination, and George MacDonald’s Christian Fiction. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013.
Kreglinger, Gisela H. The Spirituality of Wine. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2016.

Robert MacSwain, PhD
Stout, Jeffrey and Robert MacSwain, eds. Grammar and Grace: Reformulations of Aquinas and Wittgenstein. London: SCM, 2004.
Loades, Ann and Robert MacSwain, eds. The Truth Seeking Heart: Austin Farrer and His Writings. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2006.
MacSwain, Robert and Michael Ward, eds. The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
MacSwain, Robert and Taylor Worley, eds. Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.
MacSwain, Robert. Solved by Sacrifice: Austin Farrer, Fideism, and the Evidence of Faith, Studies in Philosophical Theology, 51. Leuven: Peeters, 2013.
MacSwain, Robert, ed., Scripture, Metaphysics, and Poetry: Austin Farrer’s The Glass of Vision With Critical CommentaryAshgate, 2013.
Brown, David. God in a Single Vision: Integrating Philosophy and TheologyEdited by Christopher R. Brewer and Robert MacSwain. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.
Brown, David. Divine Generosity and Human Creativity: Theology through Symbol, Painting and ArchitectureEdited by Christopher R. Brewer and Robert MacSwain. London and New York: Routledge, 2017.

James McCullough, PhD
McCullough, James. Sense and Spirituality: The Arts and Spiritual Formation. Eugene, OR: Cascade, forthcoming.

John Patrick Pazdziora, PhD, ITIA Research Associate
MacLachian, Christopher, John Patrick Pazdziora and Ginger Stelle, eds. Rethinking George MacDonald: Contexts and Contemporaries. Glasgow: Scottish Literature International, 2013.
Pazdziora, John Patrick and Defne Çizakça, eds. New Fairy Tales: Essays and Stories. Unlocking Press, 2013.
Pazdziora, John Patrick and Micah Snell. Ravenclaw Reader: Seeking the Artistry and Meaning of J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Saga. Oklahoma City, OK: Unlocking, 2015.

Micah Snell, PhD Candidate
Pazdziora, John Patrick and Micah Snell. Ravenclaw Reader: Seeking the Artistry and Meaning of J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts Saga. Oklahoma City, OK: Unlocking, 2015.

Phillip Tallon, PhD
Tallon, Phillip. The Poetics of Evil: Toward an Aesthetic Theodicy. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Tallon, Phillip and David Baggett, eds. The Philosophy of Sherlock Holmes. Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky, 2012.

Wesley Vander Lugt, PhD
Kapic, Kelly M. and Wesley Vander Lugt. Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition. Downers Grove, InterVarsity, 2013.
Vander Lugt, Wesley. Living Theodrama: Reimagining Theological Ethics. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2014.
Vander Lugt, Wesley and Trevor Hart, eds. Theatrical Theology: Explorations in Performing the Faith. Eugene, OR: Cascade, 2014.

Michael Ward, PhD
Quash, Ben and Michael Ward, eds. Heresies and How to Avoid Them: Why It Matters What Christians Believe. Grand Rapids, MI, Baker Academic, 2007.
MacSwain, Robert and Michael Ward, eds. The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Ward, Michael. Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Ward, Michael. The Narnian Code: C.S. Lewis and the Secret of the Seven Heavens. Carol Stream, IL, Tyndale House, 2010.

Jim Watkins, PhD
Watkins, Jim. Creativity as Sacrifice: Toward a Theological Model for Creativity in the Arts. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2015.

Taylor Worley, PhD
MacSwain, Robert and Taylor Worley, eds. Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2012.