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Visual Arts in the Worshiping ChurchPublisher: Eerdmans, 2016
Although numerous studies have examined biblical and theological rationales for using the visual arts in worship, this book by Lisa J. DeBoer fills in a piece of the picture missing so far the social dimensions of both our churches and the various art worlds represented in our congregations.
Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God's PeoplePublisher: Eerdmans, 2013
The best available guidebook to the emerging field of Christian arts ministry.
Baptismal Imagery in Early Christianity: Ritual, Visual, and Theological DimensionsPublisher: Baker Publishing, 2012
This book examines five models for understanding baptism, showing how visual images, poetic language, architectural space, and symbolic actions signify and convey the theological meaning of this ritual practice.
Jesus as HealerPublisher: Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, 2011
Reflections on Jesus as healer though artwork and meditations.
Dwelling With PhilippiansPublisher: Eerdmans, 2010
This rich, inviting volume illumines Paul's letter to the Philippians through evocative juxtapositions of visual images, poetry, and other worship-related arts with theological reflections, prayers, and more.
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Images of FaithPublisher: Christians in the Visual Arts, 2009
This disk contains 100 images by contemporary artists to be used for projection in teaching, preaching, and devotional purposes by churches, colleges, and seminaries.
Inclusive Yet DiscerningPublisher: Eerdmans, 2009
Frank Burch Brown explores how Christians can navigate the increasingly diverse world of worship, combining an abiding admiration of classical idioms with an appreciation of new possibilities.
The Father and His Two SonsPublisher: Eyekons, 2008
This book highlights art from the Larry and Mary Gerbens Collection, both purchases and original commissions from contemporary artists on the story of the prodigal son. This collection now resides as part of the permanent art collection of Calvin College.
Performance in PreachingPublisher: Baker Publishing, 2008
While there is no shortage of texts offering advice on the writing and delivery of sermons, most adopt a fairly traditional approach to the subject. This book takes a unique approach by examining the role of performance in preaching.