Christianity, Art and Transformation
Theological Aesthetics in the Struggle for Justice
By (author) John W. De Gruchy
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Christianity, Art and Transformation by John W. De Gruchy
Book DescriptionChristianity, Art and Transformation explores the historical and contemporary relationship between the arts and Christianity with reference to the transformation of society. Several major themes are discussed, among them the power of images, the relationship between aesthetics and ethics, the nature of beauty and its redemptive capacity, aesthetic existence and Christian discipleship, and the role of art in the public square and in the life of the Church. The book is a contribution to the study of theological aesthetics from both an ecumenical and Reformed perspective, global in its scope yet rooted in the author's South African context.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521772051
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John W. De Gruchy
Christianity, Art and Transformation, Paperback (November 2008)
This book explores the historical and contemporary relationship between the arts and Christianity.
Cambridge Companion to Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Paperback (May 1999)
A guide to the great German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-45).
Christianity and Democracy, Paperback (June 1995)» View all books by John W. De Gruchy
Important study of the relationship between Christian theology and the development of democracy.
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