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CFW Artists-in-Residence Explore "The Unfinished Work"

CFW
Artists-
in-Residence

Explore
"The
Unfinished Work"

The Center for Faith & Work is pleased to announce our Spring 2017 Artists-In-Residence: visual artist Jerry Dienes and performance artist Lea Fulton. The two artists were chosen from invited proposals that explored the idea of “The Unfinished Work”, partially inspired by Lincoln’s use of the phrase in his Gettysburg Address.  Each resident artist is now ...

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Alissa Wilkinson and David H. Kim: Enchantment in Pop Culture

Alissa Wilkinson
and
David H. Kim:

Enchantment in
Pop Culture

Even within a seemingly “dis-enchanted” world, we clearly see a deep yearning for the transcendent. Cultural forms and movements all bear different expressions of that yearning, but one notably potent place it exists is in our popular narratives. In this video resource from the CFW Conference, author Alissa Wilkinson explains how “filmmakers and TV creators and paint...

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NIGEL CAMERON: TECHNOLOGICAL HUMANISM

Nigel
Cameron:

Technological
Humanism

While we humans have devised and employed technology for thousands of years, the ever-faster digital revolution has transfixed our attention and raised fundamental questions about what lies ahead for our species. Can we hope to maintain a "human" frame of reference for the future? Against the blandishments of "transhumanists" with their naive narrative of the su...

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DEREK SCHUURMAN: TECHNOLOGY AND THE BIBLICAL STORY

DEREK SCHUURMAN:
TECHNOLOGY
AND THE
BIBLICAL
STORY

What does the Bible have to say about technology? Technology is not primarily about machines and devices, but rather it is a human cultural activity in which we exercise freedom and responsibility. A Christian perspective of technology will be presented informed by the Biblical narrative and framed by the themes of creation, fall, redemption, and restoration. This talk includes some c...

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Marilynne Robinson Receives CFW Inaugural Commission of Faith & Work

Author
Marilynne
Robinson

Receives
CFW Commission

Redeemer's Center for Faith & Work (CFW) is honored to announce its inaugural Commission of Faith & Work to Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson, for her notable integration of faith and work and remarkable contributions to the humanities.  "CFW has been committed to supporting and highlighting the bright spots of faith and...

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Writing About God to Know God

Writing
About
God
to
Know
God

Reflections from Christian Wiman’s poetry & faith workshop By Whitney Bauck When I introduce Christian Wiman’s work, I often begin with the assertion that he’s 75 percent of the reason that I still call myself a Christian. Wiman’s work entered my life at a time when I desperately needed it, via a friend’s recommendation on a sunny morning wa...

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