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Truth isn’t only known through written propositions. Art engages the mind, intuition and imagination to provoke and reveal. How can we make room for artists who challenge the way we see God and the world?

Featured: Engaging with Cinema

For preachers and apologists cinema offers a window on to contemporary culture and a source of powerful and accessible illustrations.

Christians today have much to gain from critical engagement with cinema.  If we are to act as salt and light in contemporary society, we cannot afford to bypass the darkened theatre and the silver screen.

Cambridge Papers

T. S. Eliot and the crisis of meaning

Summary The poet T. S. Eliot offers us a way of experiencing and interpreting the interplay of our personal and social worlds: ...

Life without certainty: Margaret Atwood's ambiguous worlds

Credit: Vanwaffle, CC BY-SA 3.0   The true story is vicious and multiple and untrue after all. Why do you need it? Don’t ever ask for the ...

Outside the frame: Postmodern art

'In the Western nations during the last thirty or so years art objects have come to exist that bear no resemblance to the art of former ...

Videos

Introducing the set of five sculptures being created to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan's exhibition is inspired by the five 'solas' which summarise the theology of the Reformers, and the sculptures will stand outside Great St Mary's church in the centre of Cambridge - the cradle of the English Reformation - in the summer of 2018.

Five Foundations sculpture exhibition for Reformation 2017

Introducing the set of five sculptures being created to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Romanian sculptor Liviu Mocan's exhibition is inspired by the five ...

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