A Natural Theology of the Arts: Imprint of the Spirit

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A Natural Theology of the Arts contends that the arts are theological by their very nature and not simply when they are explicitly religious - thereby constituting a distinctive kind of 'natural theology'. Borrowing from science the stance of 'critical realism' to justify truth claims in art and theology, it argues that works of art are complex metaphors that convey the 'real presence' of God, even when not labelled as such. Citing numerous examples from literature, painting, and music - including Shakespeare's King Lear, ...

A Natural Theology of the Arts: Imprint of the Spirit 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138257559

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A Natural Theology of the Arts: Imprint of the Spirit 2003, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754630739

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