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  • Following up on my previous posts on the Rhapsodic Theatre and Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theatre, I would like to introduce a third Polish theatre company that was an inspiration to both: The Reduta Theatre. The Reduta, founded by the Catholic […]

    A Theatre of the Actor-Saint: Osterwa’s Reduta

    Following up on my previous posts on the Rhapsodic Theatre and Jerzy Grotowski’s Laboratory Theatre, I would like to introduce a third Polish theatre company that was an inspiration to both: The Reduta Theatre. The Reduta, founded by the Catholic […]

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  • Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part review (see the first part here) of Robert MacSwain and Taylor Worley, eds. Theology, Aesthetics, & Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 313 pp., £68.00/$125.00 cloth.  In continuing our […]

    Review: Theology, Aesthetics, and Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown, pt. 2

    Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part review (see the first part here) of Robert MacSwain and Taylor Worley, eds. Theology, Aesthetics, & Culture: Responses to the Work of David Brown. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 313 pp., £68.00/$125.00 cloth.  In continuing our […]

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  • Sigur Ros, the Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavik,  is expanding previous conceptions of what is appropriate music for congregational worship. They claim no direct affiliation to Christianity, yet their music is being played in churches throughout the world, offering practitioners […]

    Sigur Ros: Mystery and Awe in a Postmodern Worship Context

    Sigur Ros, the Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavik,  is expanding previous conceptions of what is appropriate music for congregational worship. They claim no direct affiliation to Christianity, yet their music is being played in churches throughout the world, offering practitioners […]

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  • Editor’s note: This post is the fifth in a series from our “Artists in Residence,” and the second from Alfonse Borysewicz (see his first post here). Borysewicz (b. 1957) is a Brooklyn-based, American artist who, after receiving a B.A. and an […]

    Codex – Artist in Residence Series: Alfonse Borysewicz

    Editor’s note: This post is the fifth in a series from our “Artists in Residence,” and the second from Alfonse Borysewicz (see his first post here). Borysewicz (b. 1957) is a Brooklyn-based, American artist who, after receiving a B.A. and an […]

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  • Patrick Colm Hogan, How Authors’ Minds Make Stories. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013, xxi + 227 pp., £55.00/$90.00, cloth. In How Authors’ Minds Make Stories, Patrick Colm Hogan explains literary creation in terms of cognitive science. Drawing on both […]

    Reviews: Authors’ Minds & Metallica

    Patrick Colm Hogan, How Authors’ Minds Make Stories. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013, xxi + 227 pp., £55.00/$90.00, cloth. In How Authors’ Minds Make Stories, Patrick Colm Hogan explains literary creation in terms of cognitive science. Drawing on both […]

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  • Recently a friend came over to our house for a visit, bringing her preschool daughter to play with our three year old son William Blake. Cars and cookies were both on the agenda, but eventually they started in on an […]

    Visiting Scholar Series: Exactly Different

    Recently a friend came over to our house for a visit, bringing her preschool daughter to play with our three year old son William Blake. Cars and cookies were both on the agenda, but eventually they started in on an […]

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  • Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a two-part series.  The first, titled “The Invention of the Creative Person,” suggested that the identity of the creative person is, to some extent, a cultural construct.  As with all of the […]

    Redeeming the Identity of the Creative Person

    Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a two-part series.  The first, titled “The Invention of the Creative Person,” suggested that the identity of the creative person is, to some extent, a cultural construct.  As with all of the […]

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