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Exploring Worldviews in Literature, Barge brings together a collection of essays to help readers engage literature as she practices different strategies of literary criticism from a Christian perspective. Barge writes, it is also in need of the enlightenment of Christian truth.
Brown gives readers the opportunity to listen in on thoughtful conversations with ten contemporary writers. The conversations recorded offer a fresh dialogue on power of art to sustain faith in unexpected ways.
Dessart and Gambill brought together English professors from across the spectrum of Christian higher education, to reflect on faith and scholarship. You'll gain another view of what it means to negotiate faith in the classroom.
Shouts and Whispers contains an array of reflections on topics often-perilous of writing and faith. Shouts and Whispers will provoke rich reflection on the dynamic relationship between faith and writing.
Jeffrey and Maillet offer a theoretical and practical discernment. They turn to a brief survey of literature from medieval times to the present, highlighting Christian themes and judgments. They suggest a path for budding literary critics through the current state of literary studies.
American literature offers exceptional resources for understanding the complex role religion has played in culture and in experience of people. Invisible Conversations seeks to bring to light the vital role religion played in the literature of the United States.
Lundin conducts sustained theological dialogue with literature and modern literary and cultural theory, using works of poetry and fiction to prompt discussion and focus his reflections. Marked by commitment to bring the history of Christian thought into dialogue with literature and modern culture.
In Religion and the News journalists and religious leaders reflect on interactions with one another and experiences of creating news. This book offers an exploration of current state of religious news coverage and makes original contributions to emerging media, religion and culture literature.
This book urges journalists to grasp the significance of purpose and shows them how to effectively accomplish it. Olasky says, if fifty new, biblically directed journalists emerge in America, the revitalization of Christian journalism would be well under way.
The Christian Imagination brings together the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors.
Schmalzbauer provides an investigation of the role of Catholic and evangelical Protestant beliefs in the newsroom and classroom. He highlights the tensions between worlds of public endeavor and private belief, there is room for faith even in professional environments that prize empiricism and detachment over expressions of personal conviction.
In the World equips readers to become better writers. It introduces quality writing and contemporary selections from writers, including A. Solzhenitsyn, J. Donne, H. Nouwen, W. Wangerin Jr., and C. Darwin.
In Willing to Walk on Water, Barnett reveals God created us to be happiest when doing the things we care about most, when we're using our innate talents and passions to make the lives of those around us better. She'll show you how to act open to God's leading, and to balance dreams of making a difference with everyday responsibilities.
Wright leads you through process and practice of integrating the worlds of Christian spirituality and creativity. You will find inspiration and practical help for embracing life that chooses you, understanding spiritual process of creativity facing the self you have to deal with, comprehending relationship of sexuality to art and soul, developing a community for your work thriving as a creative person in the real world.
For those, like myself, who have enjoyed and greatly benefitted from reading the essays of Joseph Pearce, published in a variety of venues, especially as editorials in the Saint Austin Review, but who have not practically been able to save them in an effective way for future consultation and reflection, the present volume is indeed a great gift.
In this unique book, readers are taken on a journey to explore the role of the imagination in the face of mystery, whether it be the mystery of God, whose full reality lies beyond our earthly horizons, or the deepest mysteries of life hinted at in the work of fiction.
The central contention of Christian faith is that in the incarnation the eternal Word or Logos of God himself has taken flesh, so becoming for us the image of the invisible God. Our humanity itself is lived out in a constant to-ing and fro-ing between materiality and immateriality. Imagination, language and literature each have a vital part to play in brokering this hypostatic union of matter and meaning within the human creature.
Brown's interviews provide a window into personal and literary lives of writers whose work continues to defy categorization. These writers talk candidly about their careers, their audiences, their approaches to writing, and their attitudes toward issues of faith.
Building upon the doctrine of Creation, the authors show how reading of literature helps us be more effective interpreters of stories and images we encounter daily. Demonstrate great works of literature open a realm of beauty and truth and help gain an understanding of ourselves, God, and the world.