Stories—true stories—of the patriarchs, the kings of Israel, Jesus, and his apostles make up a large portion of the Bible. Indeed, stories shape our way of looking at the world, and this is true also of fictional literature. In this session, Andrew Peterson will speak on his approach as a writer of fiction, and how his understanding of the Holy Spirit impacts that process. He will in turn speak to how he hopes readers, empowered by the Holy Spirit, interacts with what we read whenever we sit down with a good book.
Sinclair Ferguson, Nathan Clark George, Andrew Peterson, and R.C. Sproul Jr. answer a variety of questions dealing with the responses of evangelical churches and colleges to the arts of drama and literature; how to distinguish between good art and bad art; how parents discuss the dangers of a worldly culture without quenching their child’s wonder, and how we understand God’s immutability. Questions: In relation to Jesus growing in wisdom and stature, how do we understand the immutability of God’s nature? (00:01) Why is there is a discomfort—even a fear—of art, drama, and literature among many evangelical churches, …
Andrew Peterson is a singer, songwriter, and author.