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Imagine That: Discovering Your Unique Role as a Christian Artist

4.31 of 5 stars 4.31  ·  rating details  ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Why are we artists? How does God experience art?What is the artist's calling in relation to God, the church, and the world?

Drawing from his experiences performing Mozart, playing "dive bars", and leading worship and the arts in the church, author Manuel Luz seeks to answer the questions that artists often ask. Laced with humorous and sometimes poignant anecdotes, Imagine T
Paperback, 200 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Moody Publishers (first published 2009)
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Matthew Robbins
As a reviewer of books and music that are mostly produced by Christians, I struggle with how to balance a critique of the quality of the art with the message it’s trying to convey. Clearly, we don’t want to give things positive reinforcement simply because it deals with Christian ideas or mentions Jesus. What role, then, does being a Christian play in influencing the art that’s produced? Is art simply another evangelistic tool, furthering an agenda, or is it an expression of the artist wherein t ...more
This is a book that ought to be read by any creative Christian wondering how their faith works with their art. It's been called the "Purpose Driven Artist" because of the study guide and the structure of how Luz approaches his subject. I greatly respect his humility in his approach. He doesn't pretend to have all the answers, but the Biblically grounded counsel he gives is sound.

I was especially enriched by Manuel's brief story (pg 126-7) where he describes artistry as a spiritual discipline.
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