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ART Elective

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Select one elective ART course.

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Imagination and Theology

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The “imagination” and its relationship to theology is a burgeoning area of study today. WCT 537 discusses the relationship between imagination and theology historically, and examines the role of the imagination in theological construction.

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Final Project

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Theology and the Arts study concentrations in the M.A.T.S. program are required to submit a final project of between 15,000-20,000 words, not including bibliography or footnotes. The project will contain: 1) a theology of the imagination, beauty and the arts (10,000-15,000 words); 2) Two different arts projects – to be chosen from painting, poetry, sculpture, … MORE

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Theology of the Arts: Making and Being

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Of all the animal beings in creation, human beings are ‘artists’ — admirers and makers of meaningful beauty. Indeed, quite often human beings find it easier to articulate a feeling, a belief, a love, a beautiful experience, or unpleasantness through artistic rendering, rather than simply through words. ART 532 explores a theology of the arts … MORE

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Introduction to Theology and the Arts

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Why do human beings experience attraction to the fine and performing arts? Why is art such a powerful representative of the human experience, including its experience of the Divine? Introduction to Theology and the Arts presents a history of the integration of belief and artistic creation. In this process, the student will come to understand … MORE

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Theological Reflection

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Theological reflection, put simply, is “to envision and enact personal, and corporate life out of a God-formed worldview.” The course covers the theory and methodology necessary to envision and enact life out of a God-formed, or Christian worldview. Theological reflection has become lost in a postmodern culture where ‘theology’ is left to Sunday mornings. The … MORE