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"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."
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Features & Benefits *A new edition of an IVP classic *Written by a respected theologian with a deep interest in the arts *Suggests eleven perspectives within which a Christian view of art can take shapeAbout the Author:
Schaeffer founded the L'Abri Fellowship in Switzerland and was the author of many books. Until his death in 1984, he was also a noted speaker with a worldwide ministry.
Other IVP Books by this author:
The Mark of the Christian The God Who Is There (30th Anniversary Edition) Genesis in Space and Time Escape from Reason
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Book Description Hovel Audio, 2007. Audio CD. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111596444754
Book Description Hovel Audio, 2007. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1596444754