Reading list (or books I received for Christmas)

I’m not an avid reader, not in comparison to my wife or father-in-law. But this year I received a number of books I’m excited about getting into while the weather is still the kind that keeps me thinking of being indoors. Here’s a rundown of what I was given (thanks to all!):

A Profound Weakness: Christians and kitsch

Intruding Upon the Timeless: Meditations on art, faith and mystery

It was Good: Making art to the glory of God

Objects of Grace: Conversations on creativity and faith

Theological Aesthetics: A reader

Apparently A Profound Weakness is in high demand and low supply; it’s listed on Amazon for more than twice the price on the inside cover. My parents found me a used one for a lot less somehow. I believe I’ll start with Gregory Wolfe’s Intruding Upon the Timeless. I’ll post reviews and snippets throughout the year from the books as warranted.

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About pcNielsen
Paul Nielsen founded The Aesthetic Elevator late in 2005. He owns a piece of paper, located somewhere in his house (not on the wall), stating that he earned a B.F.A. from the University of Nebraska around about 2001. While there, he studied studied architecture, graphic design and ceramics, graduating with a degree in studio art. Paul presently serves as communications manager for a small non-profit doing their print design and marketing. He spends as much time sculpting in his studio as possible — which is not nearly enough. Visit his website at pcNielsen.com.

One Response to Reading list (or books I received for Christmas)

  1. katrina says:

    yeah because it is like the only book on Christianity and Kitsch

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