Transpositions Awarded by Christian New Media

We are proud to announce that at the 2010 Christian New Media Awards, Transpositions received the runner-up award for Best Newcomer Blog. Congratulations to the other blogs who were finalists and to Sunday Latte Lamentations for winning this category!

We are honoured to see how Transpositions is being received here in the UK and around the world, and a special thanks to those who read and comment either regularly or periodically. In order to continue improving Transpositions and the quality of our interaction with theology, imagination, and the arts, we would love to hear from you about how we could improve what we do. Are there topics you would like to see us cover? Do you know an organisation, institution, or publication that you would like us to feature on the blog? Are there other improvements that you would like to see implemented?

If you have suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below or email us at transpositionstheblog[at]gmail[dot]com. We look forward to your feedback and continuing the conversation between theology, imagination, and the arts with your help and involvement.

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3 Comments

  • Leif says:

    Congratulations, Transpositions! I’m very glad you are getting the recognition you all deserve! Keep up the enthusiasm and the good work!

    Blessings,

    Leif

  • Chris says:

    I would like to see a wider discussion about ‘affective theological exploration’, ie.faith and spirituality explored in poetry, painting, dance, music. Much theological discourse is left-brain, systematic stuff that ignores the affective domain and the insights gained from intuition and emotion. After all, art is highly sacramental: a smaller, symbolic outer physical reality pointing to a greater outward and inward spiritual reality and grace. In the ‘greek’, a sacrament is a ‘musterion’ in the sense that it does not disclose its meaning to unbelieving eyes or ears. “Let the one who has ears to hear…”. Religious Art requires an engagement of heart and mind by faith, just as a sacrament does, but the people of ‘The Enlightenment’ and ‘The Age of Reason’ have belittled and caricatured these other means of revelation and faith expression and exploration. We need more sites like this one….

  • Wes says:

    This is a great suggestion, Chris. Hopefully we will have more posts exploring the mystery which is the object of both theology and art, and the emotions and experiences of encountering such a mystery!

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