listed below deal with the relationship between religion and the arts.
The listing does not imply any recommendation unless stated otherwise.
As usual Amazon
is is a good source and Veritas
may stock some of them.
Mystical Imagination of Patrick Kavanagh: A Buttonhole in Heaven
Una Agnew, 1998, Columba Press.
An examination of spiritual and mystical themes in the poetry
of Patrick Kavanagh.
Joy of Music Ministry
John Michael Talbot, 2001, Resurrection Press
This renowned Catholic singer/composer reflects on his music ministry
and music in general in the Church. Read review
Steve Turner, 2001, IVP.
"a vision for christians and the arts", this book, by
U2 biographer and poet Turner covers most of the issues raised on
this site, and is particularly authoritive on music.
Tom Stack, 2002, Columba Press.
Subtitled "God and Patrick Kavanagh, this well received
book looks at the religious themes in the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh.
Gospel According to the Simpsons
Mark I. Pinsky, 2001, Westminster John Knox Press
"The spirit life of the world's most animated family"!
A thorough review of the religious themes in the Simpsons. You might
Various, 2003, Relevant Books.
Essays on the influence of faith on contemporary performers like
Bob Dylan, Moby, Johnny Cash, Al Green and many others.
Bryan P. Stone, Chalice Press, 2000.
A look at theolgical themes in cinema, taking the phrases of the
Apostle's Creed as a way of structuring the paragraphs. Films discussed
include The Mission, Romero, Star Wars, Babette's Feast and
Dead Man Walking.