Timothy Keller: Where Imagination and Innovation Meet


and Innovation

“Reason is the natural organ of truth; but imagination is the organ of meaning. Imagination, producing new metaphors or revivifying old, is not the cause of truth, but its condition.” - C.S. Lewis If imagination is the organ of meaning, and if God orients our imagination, then the gospel offers a creative advantage when it comes to bringing meaning to our work. But what...

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Serving the City, Shaping the Political Community

Serving the

Shaping the

[This article is based on remarks delivered by David Kim at the Center for Public Justice’s 20th Annual Kuyper Lecture.] Five hundred years ago, Martin Luther put forward the idea of the priesthood of all believers. Five hundred years later, Dorothy Sayers wrote an essay discussing how the church has no sense of what is going on in the world. We might start to ...

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New Chamber Ballet: Newness



"We turn not older with years, but newer every day."  - Emily Dickinson “As dancers, Emily Dickinson’s line resonates deeply with us. Fully dependent on the human body as our instrument, we live in constant worry about the irreversible decays of aging. Yet, each day we experience growth, renewal, discovery. Unlike other professions, we experience this ren...

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& Work

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”  —Plato In an era of music where sound is increasingly processed and made to fit in as noise, Osso brings energy and the alluring, raw sound of acoustic live performance to the fun, dynamic world of indie rock. A...

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Surprised by Imagination



Woven into the gospel is a God that wants to know us personally through experience, through flesh and blood, through matter itself, in awe and wonder. A testament to this reality is the work of poet Christian Wiman. In Wiman’s writing, there lives a devotion to the wonder that words speak volumes more than their normative associations, allowing poetry to hold us in a state at on...

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The Look on His Face

The Look
on His Face

By Rachel The second retreat for this year’s Gotham Fellowship began with a thought exercise. We were asked to close our eyes and imagine the look on God’s face when His gaze came upon us. I sat in the room with my classmates, eyes closed, and I saw a look of disappointment. The only thing sadder than this look was the fact that it made sense to me—it was neither su...

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