Liturgy as a Way of Life

Embodying the Arts in Christian Worship
Product Number: EB00005104
Released: Apr 15, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781441240521
Publisher: Baker Academic
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Description

How do the arts inform and cultivate our service to God? In this addition to an award-winning series, distinguished philosopher Bruce Ellis Benson rethinks what it means to be artistic. Rather than viewing art as practiced by the few, he recovers the ancient Christian idea of presenting ourselves to God as works of art, reenvisioning art as the very core of our being: God calls us to improvise as living works of art. Benson also examines the nature of liturgy and connects art and liturgy in a new way. This book will appeal to philosophy, worshipturgy, art, music, and theology students as well as readers interested in engaging issues of worship and aesthetics in a postmodern context, including Christian artists and worship leaders.

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Author(s): Bruce Ellis Benson
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Apr 15, 2013

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