Transpositions

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Transpositions

On one level, the word transpositions connotes our goal to create conversations between Christian theology and the arts. Just like a musician might transpose from the key of B flat Major to C Major in order to create beautiful music with other instruments, we desire to transpose from the mode of theology to the arts and from the arts to theology in order to create meaningful resonances. Transpositions also brings to mind placing images and ideas of varying opacity over one another so that from particular points of view they appear to blend without distinction, creating a new form of beauty. On yet another level, transpositions suggests the nature of both art and theology as a transposition of divine reality into earthly form.

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Joel Mayward
Jun 14 2019, 17:45

Michael R. Candelaria, The Latino Christ in Art, Literature, and Liberation Theology (Querencias Series). Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2018, 272pp., $65.00 cloth.   Michael...

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Gavin Hopps
May 24 2019, 18:15

At the centre of the first season of the BAFTA-winning comedy Fleabag is the gleefully promiscuous eponymous protagonist, played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, whose answer to...

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Ewan Bowlby
May 17 2019, 17:09

When Monty Python’s Life of Brian arrived on Netflix in April 2018, a controversial piece of cinema history returned to public prominence. A film which...

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Jen Schmidt
May 10 2019, 17:13

Malcolm Guite, In Every Corner Sing: A Poet’s Corner Collection. Norwich: Canterbury Press, 2018, 196 pp., £14.99/$18.72 hardcover. Reverend Dr. Malcolm Guite’s poetic spirit...

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Ewan Bowlby
May 03 2019, 14:00

In Holy Week I witnessed three tragedies. The first came while I was helping ITIA Resident Artist Daniel Drage install a sculpture, holding the...

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