Art & Literature Archives - Seedbed

Michael Hawn, a professor of church music at Perkins School of Theology, uses two basic categories when speaking about music in the church: cyclical and sequential. Modern worship music has morphed into a form somewhere between the two.

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIcLs-D03SrXg-PkCSPB-F-QPIo8cw0sf Dave Harrity, author and poet, talks faith and creativity as he shares with us about his vision for Making Manifest. Purchase his book Making Manifest...
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How does music relate to theology, and how might a musical analogy help us better understand the Trinity? Watch today's Seven Minute Seminary by Duke Divinity School's Dr. Jeremy Begbie, professor of theology and musical performer.

Reading keeps our minds sharp and helps us stay current in our understanding of our mission. Shannon Sigler shares some recommended reading for worship, culture, and the arts.

http://youtu.be/gEgEqrVQBxw Dave Harrity, author and poet, talks faith and creativity as he shares with us about his vision for Making Manifest. Watch Part I of the...

Should Christians read fiction? What value exists in this exercise and what does it have to do with our spiritual formation? Watch today's Seven Minute Seminary from English Professor Dr. David Grubbs as he shares some of the theological and practical reasons for why Christians should take up reading more works of fiction.

The Shack’s success as a best-selling novel a decade ago from William P. Young virtually guaranteed an eventual film adaptation. Just as the book...

What kind of relationship ought to exist between artists and the church? In this article, Callid Keefe-Perry writes about 5 ways in which this relationship shouldn't exist, resulting in a place to begin imagining fruitful collaboration.

We are seeing a resurgence in the use of visual arts in worship. Shannon Sigler shares some tips for incorporating it into your service.

Often we find ourselves so busy that we don't make time to read fiction. Any reading we do is for work, not pleasure. But have you considered that reading fiction can be more than just entertaining? Read this article to find out how reading fiction is beneficial to your ministry.