Tag Archives: Arts and Christianity

Quotes 73

“What is most needed in our time are Christians who are deeply serious about cultivating and creating but who wear that seriousness lightly—who are not desperately trying to change the world but who also wake up every morning eager to create.” (from Culture Making by Andy Crouch) Continue Reading

Wisdom From Kammbia 2.27: The New Standards of Fiction (Must Read Novels Published In The Last 20 Years)

I must admit I love lists.  I believe lists are an American phenomenon and they create the three C’s: conversation, controversy, and community. Well, I want to create a list of twenty novels published since 1992 that will be considered the new standards for fiction lovers like myself. Also, I will admit I’m a maverick… Continue Reading

Quotes 67

“As evangelical Christians we have tended to relegate art to the very fringe of life. The rest of human life we feel is more important. Despite our constant talk about the lordship of Christ, we have narrowed its scope to a very small area of reality. We have misunderstood the concept of the lordship of… Continue Reading

Wisdom From Kammbia 2.16: Can Christian Fiction Just Be Entertaining and Enjoyable?

I have a question for today’s entry: Can Christian Fiction Just be Entertaining and Enjoyable? I know to some of you that is an incredulous question.  However, I’m beginning to wonder if Christian Fiction can just be entertaining and enjoyable.  Somehow, I feel on one hand if Christian Fiction is not converting its readers to… Continue Reading

Quotes 62

“Fiction and poetry provide authors a unique way to glorify Christ that more overtly intellectual genres, like theology, simply can’t. These genres that aim directly for the heart and soul […] do not argue for belief, they show what it looks like and make you feel it.”   (Abraham Piper) Continue Reading