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Call for Papers

The editorial team of Artistic Theologian is pleased to extend a general call for papers for the eighth volume of our peer-review journal, due to be published in the spring of 2020. We are looking for articles and book reviews on the subjects of worship, music, music ministry, culture, aesthetic, and related subjects. Articles for the journal should generally be about 4,000

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Artistic Theologian Volume 7 Now Available

We are pleased to announce that Volume 7 of Artistic Theologian is now available. All articles and book reviews are free for download as usual, but for the first time this year, Volume 7 is also available in print through Amazon.com.

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Call for Papers

The editorial team of Artistic Theologian is pleased to extend a general call for papers for the seventh volume of our peer-review journal, due to be published in the spring of 2019. We are looking for articles and book reviews on the subjects of worship, music, music ministry, culture, aesthetic, and related subjects. Articles for the journal should generally be about 4,000

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Volume 6 of Artistic Theologian is now available

The editors of Artistic Theologian are pleased to announce the release of Volume 6.

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The Life of the Church: The Table, Pulpit, and Square

The Life of the Church: The Table, Pulpit, and Square, by Joe Thorn. Chicago: Moody Publishers, 2017. 109 pp. $11.99. In this short book, Joe Thorn, founding pastor of Redeemer Fellowship Church, proclaims that the church’s primary job is making disciples (10). In order to show strategically how the church should perform this task, he discusses three areas of church

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Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard

Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard, by Ruth A. Park and C. Rethmeier. Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2017. 148 pp. $25.00. Worshiping with the Anaheim Vineyard is the fifth in a series of books published by Eerdmans designed to look at significant worship case studies from worshiping communities across the world, over the centuries, and throughout Christian history. Each

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Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church

Sing! How Worship Transforms Your Life, Family, and Church, by Keith and Kristyn Getty. Nashville: B&H Publishing Group, 2017. 176 pp. $12.99. “Though maybe misunderstood, regularly a bone of contention, and often under-practiced, congregational singing is one of the greatest and most beautiful tools we have been given to declare God’s ‘excellences,’ strengthening His Church and sharing His glory with

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Worship in the Way of the Cross: Leading Worship for the Sake of Others

Worship in the Way of the Cross: Leading Worship for the Sake of Others, by John Frederick. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 2017. 208 pp. Kindle. $10.79. John Frederick, an assistant professor and the worship arts coordinator in the College of Theology at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona, argues in Worship in the Way of the Cross that Jesus,

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Created & Creating: A Biblical Theology of Culture

Created & Creating: A Biblical Theology of Culture, by William Edgar. Downers Grove IL: IVP Academic, 2017. 262 pp. $24.00. What does culture mean to a Christian and the church? William Edgar, the John Boyer Chair of Evangelism and Culture and Professor of Apologetics at Westminster Theological Seminary, suggests an answer in his book, Created & Creating: A Biblical Theology

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The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation

The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation, by Rod Dreher. New York: Sentinel, 2017. 272 pp. $25.00. Perhaps the most remarkable feature about Rod Dreher’s much anticipated book, The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation, is how unremarkable his proposal really is. Yet it is a profoundly necessary correction for an American Christianity

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