Theology and Art

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On Worship and the Arts, with Brehm Center Voices

Faculty and alumni of Fuller’s Brehm Center discuss the role of worship and the arts in the church, common misconceptions many may have about the church and culture, and the hope-filled shifts they are witnessing.

Curt Thompson

Longing, Beauty, and Imagination, with Curt Thompson

Curt Thompson, through lenses of neuroscience and spiritual formation, explores how we engage with our longings, create redemptive beauty, and imagine new futures.

Lorne Buchman

Creativity and Uncertainty, with Lorne Buchman

Lorne Buchman discusses how the creative process can become a way of knowing—through improvisation, discovery, and engagement in a space of uncertainty.

Shannon Sigler

Worship and the Arts, with Shannon Sigler

Shannon Sigler explores the church’s engagement with culture and the integration of worship and the arts, while reflecting on the history and future of Fuller’s Brehm Center.

Mako Fujimura

Art and Faith, with Makoto Fujimura

Makoto Fujimura talks about a theology of new creation and reflects on the sanctifying, healing power that comes through the process of making.

Fuller Sermons

Creative Progress | Maria Fee

Maria Fee, director of Brehm Cascadia, speaks about the crises we encounter on the path to newness and our call to collaborative problem-solving with the Spirit.

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Social Drama: Poetics and Politics

Maria Fee, director of Brehm Cascadia, shows how the arts can inspire Christian liturgies of reconciliation—fostering people’s connections with their neighbors and with God

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Learning to Look Around: How Artists Help Us Find a Home

Shannon Sigler, executive director of Fuller’s Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts, reflects on how a sanctified vision of place helps us cultivate a sense of home even amidst the unfamiliar.

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FULLER dialogues: Worship, Theology, and the Arts in a Divided World

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Leading theologians and artists explore how the arts can becomes sources of good news in our divided world.

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Makoto Fujimura on a Theology of Making

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The Political Theology of Martin Luther King Jr. | Vincent Lloyd

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Dr. Vincent Lloyd, associate professor of theology and religious studies at Villanova University, addresses the role of negative theology in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s thinking.

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Utilizing the Scholar and Preaching Outside the Temple | Candace Shields and Eric Williams

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Dr. Candace Shields, bishop and pastor at Twice Called Christian Center, discusses the divide between Black theology and the Black church.

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Artful Theology

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Crate-Digging through Culture: Hip Hop and Mission in Africa | Megan Meyers

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Megan Meyers, adjunct professor of global arts and world religions at Fuller Seminary, lectures on the emergence of hip hop in African youth culture and how churches employ music for witness.

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Psalms: A Biblical Model of Art

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An Artistic Sensibility (Al Dueck)

An Artistic Sensibility

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Joyce del Rosario

A Hopeful Picture

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Let the Sacred Be Redefined by the People | Michelle Roberts and Demi McCoy

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Michelle Voss Roberts, professor of theology at Emmanuel College, and Hip Hop artist Demi McCory explore Dalit spirituality, Hip Hop, and a gospel of liberation.

Yellow Limo (Worship and Art)

Letter From the President: Paying Attention

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Wild Wild China: Contemporary Art and Neocolonialism | Joyce Lee

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Joyce Lee, assistant professor of digital media at Marist College, lectures on commercial and political forces shaping contemporary art in China and implications for the Christian church.

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Forming Artists, Strengthening Churches

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