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Art and the Bible: Two Essays

(Paperback - Nov 2006)
$8.00 - Online Price

Overview

"The lordship of Christ should include an interest in the arts," writes Francis Schaeffer. "A Christian should use these arts to the glory of God, not just as tracts, mind you, but as things of beauty to the praise of God." Many Christians, wary of creating graven images, have steered clear of artistic creativity. But the Bible offers a robust affirmation of the arts. The human impulse to create reflects our being created in the image of a creator God. Art and the Bible has been a foundational work for generations of Christians in the arts. In this book's classic essays, Francis Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art. With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars."

Details

  • SKU: 9780830834013
  • SKU10: 083083401X
  • Title: Art and the Bible: Two Essays
  • Series: IVP Classics
  • Qty Remaining Online: 34
  • Publisher: IVP Books
  • Date Published: Nov 2006
  • Pages: 94
  • Weight lbs: 0.17
  • Dimensions: 7.06" L x 4.28" W x 0.28" H
  • Features: Table of Contents
  • Themes: Theometrics | Evangelical; Theometrics | Reformed;
  • Category: ART
  • Subject: Christian Life - General

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