Creativity is commanded by God in Genesis 2 and is an essential part of our identity. The building of the temple in the OT shows how God is interested in artistic detail, and by exercising God-given artistic gifts we become more spiritual.
Language: English Format: MP3 File size: 15.3MB Catalogue number: 152 Date of lecture: 01/01/2000
The sixteenth-century reformer John Calvin is not generally know for his enthusiasm for the visual arts. Yet he widely praised the arts in general as good gifts of God's creation for the common good and enjoyment of all. In this 500th anniversary year of the Reformation, this lecture will take a closer look at Calvin's comments on the arts in his Institutes of the Christian Religion and consider what may still be of value.
Language: English Format: MP3 File size: 20.2MB Catalogue number: 1697 Date of lecture: 06/10/2017