This Imagination Life

This Imagination Life

Rodger Nishioka An examination of the relationship between imagination and theology in five acts
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Cultivating a Biblical Imagination
Susan E. Hylen The greater problem is not that we exercise too much imagination in interpretation, but that too few people have a religious imagination that is grounded in scripture. Read more...
Sight Overwhelmed
Kimberly L. Clayton A shift in imaginations prepares one to look for the kingdom of God at work in the world. Imagination is required to work in a world system that has not yet come, a world of abundance and peace. One spark for both of these is the sensation of being overwhelmed. Read more...
Moderns, Post-moderns, and Imagination
Casey Thompson The single greatest goal in my vocation is an act of secondary imagination: to immerse the parishioners in the possibility of living inside the text. What modernists frame as acts of inquiry, post-modernists prefer to call acts of imagination. Read more...
Rodger Nishioka Replies
Rodger Nishioka The chief dilemma that is before us all when considering the work of imagination: Given competing claims about God's gift of imagination, whose claim, whose interpretation, ultimately whose imagination, wins out? Read more...