(PDF/EBOOK) [The Christian Vision of God] ¼ Alister E. McGrath

S is a good easy to read introduction to the Christian Concept of the Trinity It is one in a evotional meditative type approach with 7 Trinity It is one in a The Alchemy of Opposites devotional meditative type approach with 7 that could easily be used as a basis foraily evotions over a week The Author uses Art Poetry History and Rhetoric to help the reader not just better understand the Trinity but to better worship God as Father Son and Holy SpiritI must admit that I am uite unlearned when it comes to the Visual Arts so I learnt a fair bit from McGrath s explanation of each Painting and why it was chosen. Interwoven with commentary on the ideas conveyed through works such as Daniel Bonnell's Pearl of Great Price Klimt's The Kiss Rembrandt's The Storm the Sea of Price Klimt's The Rembrandt's The Storm on the Sea of Morazzone's Pentecost William Blake's Moses and the Burning Bush Botticelli's Holy Trinity and Rublev's Icon with the Trini. The Christian Vision of GodBeautiful little book This is a beautifully one book with seven chapters of good theological writing with seven chapters of good theological writing to seven outstanding works of artThere is nothing new in the theology presented but the use of the paintings to illustrate the points being made makes this a very fine book good the paintings to illustrate the points being made makes this a very fine book good Poetic possible use for bible study An interesting combination of introductory theology with classic art Well Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture done for the most part Nothing particularlyeep about the theology but well written and the art works ads an aesthetic element. Gloriously illuminated by a series of fine art paintings The Christian Vision of God is an ideal introduction to what Christians believe about the Trinity Alister McGrath seeks to engage both the mind and the imagination as he focuses on the astounding life transforming truth that God wants For visually oriented people I like "the idea behind using art and literature to explore theology but felt like it could have "idea behind using art and literature to explore theology but felt like it could have of a narrative or historical perspective but that is my bias coming through An excellent reflection on the Triune God McGrath incorporates references to art poetry and various writers in his meditations upon our own encounter with God He proceeds to explore the historic Christian understanding of the Trinity While some books on the Trinity may be overly technical this is evotional and accessible Thi. O be known by us Astute and informed McGrath also Models An Earnest Religious an earnest religious for the ivine meaning and human import of Christian convictions as reflected in their evelopment and in the artistic and literary as reflected in their evelopment and in the artistic and literary of the broader culture Poetry prayer and theological reflection are.