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For the Beauty of the Church: Casting a Vision for the Arts
     

For the Beauty of the Church: Casting a Vision for the Arts

by W. David O. Taylor (Editor), Luci Shaw (Foreword by)
 

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Think of your local church. Without art--music, song, dance, etc.--it would be a much poorer place. But if protestants have any vision for the arts, it tends to be a thin one. This unique book is an attempt to contribute to a robust, expansive vision for the church and the arts. Its specific aim is to show how the many parts of the landscape of church and art hold

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Think of your local church. Without art--music, song, dance, etc.--it would be a much poorer place. But if protestants have any vision for the arts, it tends to be a thin one. This unique book is an attempt to contribute to a robust, expansive vision for the church and the arts. Its specific aim is to show how the many parts of the landscape of church and art hold together. You can think of it as a kind of helicopter flyover, but one with expert pilots. The guides include the likes of Eugene Peterson, Lauren Winner, Jeremy Begbie, Andy Crouch, and John Witvliet, helping to inspire readers and empower pastor-leaders with a vision of the church and the arts that is compelling, far-seeing, and profoundly transformative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801071911
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2010
Pages:
204
Sales rank:
696,933
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Meet the Author

W. David O. Taylor is a pastor, artist, and author. He is a graduate of Regent College and served for eight years as the arts pastor of Hope Chapel in Austin, Texas. He's currently pursuing doctoral studies at Duke Divinity School.

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