"Beholding the Glory looks at the incarnation, that is, the claim that God came to earth as a human being in Jesus Christ. Various art-forms - literature, poetry, dance, icons, sculpture, popular music and music in general - are allowed to provide their own insights into this central claim of the Christian faith. The idea is not that the mystery of the incarnation can be dissolved away, but that through the arts it is revealed in fresh and powerful ways that will resonate deeply within us." "Writing from different Christian traditions and as artists, academics, teachers and clergy, the contributors draw out a wealth of meaning in the belief that God entered our world as one of us."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Begbie's unique background as a classically-trained musician and Cambridge theologian gives him wonderful insight and Spirit-led authority in dealing with this critical cultural topic. Moreover, Begbie breaks free of the Modernist stranglehold on aesthetic philosophy, and presents a refreshing and deeply Christocentric analysis of the relationship between the character and action of God and human creativity.
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