Author(s): Frank Burch Brown
Date of Publication: Feb 01, 2014

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Artsdraws on the best international scholarship to open up cross-disciplinary conversation of a wide range of artistic ways of being religious, and of religious ways of being artistic.

Author(s): Robert Wuthnow
Date of Publication: May 31, 2001

This Monograph explores the "how" and "why" of arts and religion programs, and demonstrates the lengths that communities, cultural organizations, and religious institutions are willing to go to uncover and understand the intersections.

Author(s): Robert Wuthnow
Date of Publication: January 25, 2006

"All in Sync mounts a refreshingly thoughtful challenge to the conventional wisdom that contemporary art and religion are mutually hostile spheres. In this balanced and accessible work of scholarship, Professor Wuthnow shows why he is one of the most astute observers of religious trends in America today."—Gustav Niebuhr, former national religion correspondent for The New York Times

Author(s): Philip V. Bohlman, editor
Date of Publication: January 1, 2005

This book studies the ways in which music shapes the distinctive presence of religion in the United States and Canada.

Author(s): Gordon Graham
Date of Publication: September 7, 2017

'Gordon Graham's Philosophy, Art, and Religion has a claim to being the best book on art and religion published over the past several decades. The book's philosophical thought and prose are exceptional.' Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor of Philosophical Theology Emeritus, Yale University, Connecticut

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: March 2020

The arts are fundamental to our humanity. They ennoble and inspire us—fostering creativity, goodness, and beauty. The arts bring us joy, help us express our values, and build bridges between cultures. The arts are also a fundamental component of a healthy community—strengthening them socially, educationally, and economically—benefits that persist even in difficult social and economic times.

Author(s): Cohen, Randy
Date of Publication: May 2020

Local arts agencies—arts councils, arts commissionscultural affairs departments—are an essential tool for community leaders as they rebuild their economies and promote social cohesion. The nation’s 4,500 local arts agencies (LAAs) support, present, and promote the dynamic value of the arts. Through their partnerships and leadership, LAAs are building healthier communities through the arts.

Author(s): Jeffries, Lynn; Rauch, Bill; Valdez, Mark; Atlas, Caron
Date of Publication: Oct 13, 2021

In its Faith-Based Theater Cycle, Cornerstone Theater Company created original, community-based plays in collaboration with specific faith-based institutions and inter-faith communities to explore how faith both unites and divides American society. The project provided an opportunity for Cornerstone—in partnership with the National Conference for Community and Justice, Los Angeles region—to engage multiple communities around this powerful and often challenging theme, as well as to work in depth, over time, and with cumulative impact. The four and a half year Cycle includes