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  • This week, Transpositions turns its attention to ‘Art, Embodiment and the Digital’ and the issues that surround the intersection of these three concepts/things. It is not lost on us that Transpositions is only made possible by the latter; while this […]

    Introduction: Art, Embodiment, and the Digital Symposium

    This week, Transpositions turns its attention to ‘Art, Embodiment and the Digital’ and the issues that surround the intersection of these three concepts/things. It is not lost on us that Transpositions is only made possible by the latter; while this […]

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  • Jeremy S. Begbie & Steven R. Guthrie (eds), Resonant Witness: Conversations Between Music and Theology (Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 2011). The aim of this roughly 500-page-long anthology is to “demonstrate the fruitfulness of theology for music, and the fruitfulness of music for […]

    Review: Resonant Witness

    Jeremy S. Begbie & Steven R. Guthrie (eds), Resonant Witness: Conversations Between Music and Theology (Grand Rapids, MI:  Eerdmans, 2011). The aim of this roughly 500-page-long anthology is to “demonstrate the fruitfulness of theology for music, and the fruitfulness of music for […]

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  • On January 6, 2012, the public radio show This American Life aired an excerpt from monologuist Mike Daisey‘s show The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Daisey describes a trip to the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China, which makes Apple products. During […]

    “I’m Going to Lie to Lots of People”: Mike Daisey & Theatrical Fiction

    On January 6, 2012, the public radio show This American Life aired an excerpt from monologuist Mike Daisey‘s show The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Daisey describes a trip to the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China, which makes Apple products. During […]

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  • Often on this blog, we have talked about ways in which the arts might help us encounter God. In this, my last regular post on Transpositions, I thought I might summarize some of these central points, both as a matter […]

    Encountering God Through Art: Some Issues

    Often on this blog, we have talked about ways in which the arts might help us encounter God. In this, my last regular post on Transpositions, I thought I might summarize some of these central points, both as a matter […]

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  • Wayne Adams is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York.  He received a BFA from Calvin College (1996), and then an MFA from Washington University in St Louis (2000).  In 2009-10, Adams was awarded an International Arts Movement […]

    Featured Artist: Wayne Adams

    Wayne Adams is a painter living and working in Brooklyn, New York.  He received a BFA from Calvin College (1996), and then an MFA from Washington University in St Louis (2000).  In 2009-10, Adams was awarded an International Arts Movement […]

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  • ‘That’s nothing but a bunch of rhetoric!’  These words are often spoken dismissively after political stump speeches by those who deem them insincere at best, deceptive at worst.  But how often are they uttered after a sermon?  People may not […]

    A Bunch of Rhetoric: Rhetoric and Revelation

    ‘That’s nothing but a bunch of rhetoric!’  These words are often spoken dismissively after political stump speeches by those who deem them insincere at best, deceptive at worst.  But how often are they uttered after a sermon?  People may not […]

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  • To the left of the altar in Old Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (Edinburgh) sits a memorial chapel. In that chapel is perhaps one of the most striking recent pieces of church art in Scotland, Still by Alison Watt. Watt is […]

    To sit in its shadow: Church, Art, and Layers of Meaning

    To the left of the altar in Old Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (Edinburgh) sits a memorial chapel. In that chapel is perhaps one of the most striking recent pieces of church art in Scotland, Still by Alison Watt. Watt is […]

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