Books

Through Your Eyes

Through Your Eyes: Dialogues on the Paintings of Bruce Herman

This beautiful book is written as a conversation between two friends — biblical scholar G. Walter Hansen and contemporary artist Bruce Herman — as they reflect on and interpret artwork created over the past thirty years. Between 1982 and 2012 Bruce Herman produced over 500 works of art reflecting his personal journey of creativity and…

Faith, Freedom and Higher Education: Historical Analysis and Contemporary Reflections

Edited by P.C. Kemeny (Pickwick Publications) While debates abound today over the cost, purpose, and effectiveness of higher education, often lost in this conversation is a critical question: Should higher education attempt to shape students’ moral and spiritual character in any systematic manner as in the past, or focus upon equipping students with mere technical…

When the Kings Come Marching In: Isaiah and the New Jerusalem

Widely respected for his perspectives on faith in the modern world, Richard J. Mouw has long stood at the forefront of the “Christ and culture” debate. In When the Kings Come Marching In — here revised and updated — Mouw explores the religious transformation of culture as it is powerfully pictured in Isaiah 60. In Isaiah 60…

Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

With a Postcript coauthored by Michael W. GoheenIn print for two decades and translated into eight languages, Albert Wolters’s classic formulation of an integrated Christian worldview has been revised and expanded to reach new readers beyond the generation that has already benefited from this clear, concise proposal for transcending the false dichotomy between sacred and…

Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling

It is not enough to condemn culture. Nor is it sufficient merely to critique culture or to copy culture. Most of the time, we just consume culture. But the only way to change culture is to create culture. Andy Crouch unleashes a stirring manifesto calling Christians to be culture makers. For too long, Christians have…

Visual Faith: Art, Theology, and Worship in Dialogue

Visual Faith: Art, Theology, and Worship in Dialogue

How can art enhance and enrich the Christian faith? What is the basis for a relationship between the church and visual imagery? Can the art world and the Protestant church be reconciled? Is art idolatry and vanity, or can it be used to strengthen the church? Grounded in historical and biblical research, William Dyrness offers…

Art for God’s Sake: A Call to Recover the Arts

The creation sings to us with the visual beauty of God’s handiwork. But what of man-made art? Much of it is devoid of sacred beauty and is often rejected by Christians. Christian artists struggle to find acceptance within the church. If all of life is to be viewed as under the lordship of Christ, can…

Graphic Design History

Ignorance of design history is rampant and studying it is a pain in the neck. You probably didn’t get much of it in college and if you did, it was probably easier and more fun to concentrate on your studio coursework. No one ever talks about design history or design contextualization on the job. It…