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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Ann Loades
Oct 11 2019, 16:43

Karin S. Kendricks and June Boyce-Tillman, eds. Queering Freedom: Music, Identity, and Spirituality. (Anthology with perspectives from over ten countries). Oxford: Peter Lang, 2018,...

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Garrett Soucy
Oct 04 2019, 15:44

There is a tale about Diogenes, the ancient Greek philosopher, in which he and some of his disciples were people-watching outside an arena. The...

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Ewan Bowlby
Sep 27 2019, 16:44

The TheoArtistry Student-Led Partnerships Project, run by the Institute for Theology, Imagination and the Arts in 2018-19, represented a new development in the exploration...

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Editor
Aug 23 2019, 16:12

The Templeton Religion Trust is currently calling for proposals for studies that will contribute to its Art Seeking Understanding program initiative. This program will...

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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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