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Description - Christianity, Art and Transformation by John W. De Gruchy

Christianity, 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 Details

ISBN: 9780521089500
ISBN-10: 0521089506
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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