Essay on Art And The Bible By Francis A

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In this paper, I will write my thoughts and understanding of what I read in the book Art and the Bible by Francis A. Schaeffer. I will summarize what I read, and how it relates to my life and me. What did I learn and how will that be useful? What are the points that were interesting to me? I will identify perspectives of art that I found to be rather convincing, and answer why these perspectives were convincing to me. I will explain the relationship between “The Lordship of Christ” and “The Christian Life as a Work of Art” and will answer the question. Is this how I view my life? I will conclude with an honest look at how I view the arts and where I need personal growth. Points of Interest
In chapter one, I found it interesting how Schaeffer points out that in “The Lordship of Christ” there is no separation between the body and soul. “God made the body as well as the soul and redemption is for the whole man. (Schaeffer, p. 14)” He then points out the four things that the Bible makes clear, God made, Christ redeemed, Christ is Lord, and Christ comes back. In all of these things, there is the whole man not just part of man but the whole man. According to Schaeffer a whole man and the conception of the wholeness of man comes early in Genesis. I also found interesting that Schaeffer wrote, “Christianity is not just ‘dogmatically’ true or ‘doctrinally’ true. Rather, it is true to what is there, true in the whole area of the whole man in all of life.” (p. 16) He goes on to say,…

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