“I hope to be a catalyst for innovation in the future of seminary education, integrating the best of the arts into the church, seeing cities as classrooms for that integration, and helping the church to become the leading practitioner of culture care.” —Mako Fujimura
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September 4, 2015
Comments Off on World-Renowned Painter Makoto Fujimura Appointed Director of Fuller Seminary’s Brehm Center
February 25, 2015
Comments Off on The Soul Killing Problem of Bad Art, by Ashley Ariel
As artists and as theologians (for make no mistake, we are all living out some form of theology making us all theologians) we need to be less sure of being “right” and more secure in taking the risk to say, “I don’t know. Let’s explore this.”
October 13, 2014
Comments Off on Art as a Mode of Knowing: Four Psychological Aspects, by Maria Popova
“Whoever reflects recognizes that there are empty and lonely spaces between one’s experiences.” -Jerome Bruner, On Knowing: Essays for the Left Hand
September 25, 2014
Comments Off on Madness and the Muse: The Secrets of the Creative Brain, by Tom Bartlett
When Nancy Andreasen began her research into creativity and mental illness, she assumed she’d prove there’s a relationship between creativity and schizophrenia such as in John Nash, the brilliant mathematician whose battle with schizophrenia was the basis for the movie A BEAUTIFUL MIND (2001). But is it a fiction?
March 18, 2014
“Oh….you are an artist. How interesting…” And then…an awkward change of topic generally ensues. Immediately.