The relationship between creativity, imagination and belief is a rich topic that has been explored by theologians and artists alike for many centuries. Drawing on the work of Shakespeare, Shelley, Cervantes, Tolkien and others, Professor Trevor Hart addressed this topic at the 22nd annual New College Lecture series.
Tuesday 2 September | ‘The lunatic, the lover and the poet’: divine copyright and the dangers of ‘strong imagination’
Wednesday 3 September | The ‘heart of man’ and the ‘mind of the maker’: Tolkien and Sayers on imagination and human artistry
Thursday 4 September | Givenness, grace, and gratitude: creation, artistry and eucharist