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  • In Visual Faith, William Dyrness entertains two questions concerning the uncomfortable, and at times awkward, relationship between beauty and goodness. The first: “Do pursuits of justice and beauty compete for our attention?”[1] And the second: “How can I enjoy quiet […]

    The Imagination between Beauty and Goodness

    In Visual Faith, William Dyrness entertains two questions concerning the uncomfortable, and at times awkward, relationship between beauty and goodness. The first: “Do pursuits of justice and beauty compete for our attention?”[1] And the second: “How can I enjoy quiet […]

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  • Call for Papers Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives Conference Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, United Kingdom 4-7 August 2015 Congregational music-making is a vital and vibrant practice within Christian communities worldwide. It reflects, informs, and articulates convictions and concerns that are […]

    CFP: Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives Conference

    Call for Papers Christian Congregational Music: Local and Global Perspectives Conference Ripon College Cuddesdon, Oxford, United Kingdom 4-7 August 2015 Congregational music-making is a vital and vibrant practice within Christian communities worldwide. It reflects, informs, and articulates convictions and concerns that are […]

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  • James Hall, The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History, New York: Thames and Hudson, 2014, 288pp, 120 Illustrations, 109 in colour, £24.95.  British art historian and critic James Hall has produced an impressive account of the history of Western self-portraiture in a beautifully […]

    Review: The Self Portrait: A Cultural History

    James Hall, The Self-Portrait: A Cultural History, New York: Thames and Hudson, 2014, 288pp, 120 Illustrations, 109 in colour, £24.95.  British art historian and critic James Hall has produced an impressive account of the history of Western self-portraiture in a beautifully […]

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  • And in the naked light I saw Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never share. And no one dared, Disturb the sound of silence. –Simon & Garfunkel, “The […]

    The Sound of Silence and the Silence of Sound: On Having Ears to Hear

    And in the naked light I saw Ten thousand people, maybe more. People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening. People writing songs that voices never share. And no one dared, Disturb the sound of silence. –Simon & Garfunkel, “The […]

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  • In For Self-Examination, Kierkegaard critiques the historical-critical method in biblical scholarship,  presenting the biblical critic as a self-deceived, crafty coward, comparable to a young boy who pads his pants with napkins before he gets a spanking. [1] The critic, according […]

    Kierkegaard versus the Biblical Critics

    In For Self-Examination, Kierkegaard critiques the historical-critical method in biblical scholarship,  presenting the biblical critic as a self-deceived, crafty coward, comparable to a young boy who pads his pants with napkins before he gets a spanking. [1] The critic, according […]

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  • DUBLIN—Arts & Spirituality Ireland (ASI) will present a one day conference, The Artist as Seer: Dreamer of Dreams on Saturday 18 October 2014 at the Chester Beatty Library from 10am to 2:30pm, including lunch at the Silk Road Cafe. Conference […]

    Announcement: Arts & Spirituality Ireland Conference: The Artist as Seer: Dreamer of Dreams

    DUBLIN—Arts & Spirituality Ireland (ASI) will present a one day conference, The Artist as Seer: Dreamer of Dreams on Saturday 18 October 2014 at the Chester Beatty Library from 10am to 2:30pm, including lunch at the Silk Road Cafe. Conference […]

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  • Hans Boersma, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011, xii + 206 pp., £12.99/$22.00 paper. No stranger to Transpositions, Hans Boersma here argues for a sacramental (aka participatory) ontology, and this with reference to nouvelle théologie. The book is, then, […]

    Review: Heavenly Participation

    Hans Boersma, Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2011, xii + 206 pp., £12.99/$22.00 paper. No stranger to Transpositions, Hans Boersma here argues for a sacramental (aka participatory) ontology, and this with reference to nouvelle théologie. The book is, then, […]

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