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The Liberated Imagination: Thinking Christianly about the Arts
     

The Liberated Imagination: Thinking Christianly about the Arts

by Leland Ryken
 

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The arts—merely entertaining or indispensable?

The arts belong to the Christian life. And in 'The Liberated Imagination,' author Leland Ryken explores the God-ordained significance of art—its nature and purpose in relating to truth and everyday life.

For both artist and audience, for student, teacher, and critic, this book is a road to discovering how

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The arts—merely entertaining or indispensable?

The arts belong to the Christian life. And in 'The Liberated Imagination,' author Leland Ryken explores the God-ordained significance of art—its nature and purpose in relating to truth and everyday life.

For both artist and audience, for student, teacher, and critic, this book is a road to discovering how participation in art and the imagination leads to a more intense sharing in life's riches, a deeper celebration of all that God has created, and a new awareness of the wideness of his grace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780877884958
Publisher:
The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/07/2000
Series:
Wheaton Literary Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.29(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Leland Ryken is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College. He has authored fourteen books including 'How to Read the Bible as Literature,' 'Worldly Saints: The Puritans as They Really Were,' and 'Work and Leisure in Christian Perspective.'

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