Creative License

The Lutterworth Press:

A wonderful review of our recent launch of ‘Creative License: From Leeds College of Art to Leeds Polytechnic, 1963–1973′, by James Charnley

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James Charnley’s authoritative and long-awaited book on the history and development of art teaching in Leeds has just been published by Lutterworth Press, Cambridge.

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Creative License – From Leeds College of Art to Leeds Polytechnic (2014, Lutterworth Press) is the first study of its kind to focus on the revolutionary approaches to art teaching that were born in Leeds (instigated by Harry Thubron at Leeds College of Art in the late 1950s) and developed throughout the 1960s and 70s into the radical, experimental and at times controversial art associated with the Fine Art department in the Polytechnic era.

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Thubron’s Basic Course is credited with having invented the model of what we know as the modern art school, characterised as a place where ‘process, imagination and spontaneity were elevated over technique’. The traditional boundaries between painting and sculpture torn down, literally – the studio space opened up and students encouraged explore…

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Review! Pope Francis

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Pope Francis: His Life and Thought

By Mario I. Aguilar

ISBN: 9780718893422

“Aguilar does a great service in articulating the hermeneutic of continuity between his [Pope Francis] pastoral ministry at home and his papal mission.”

Kevin O’orman, The Furrow, vol.LXVI no.3, March 2015

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Review! Subversive Peacemakers

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Subversive Peacemakers

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By Clive Barrett

ISBN: 9780718893675

“This is a remarkable book on an unancipated subject […]. One must admire the width of his research. The book has excellent end notes, bibliography and index. It should be a long standing reference.”

Ian Simpson, Headingley Perish Magazine, March 2015

“[…]It is a vitally usefull addition to the literature on the subject. I have already drawn on it several times in my own teachings.”

Symon Hill, Third Way, vol.39, no.2, March 2015

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Review! Storied Revelations

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Storied Revelations: Parables, Imagination, and George MacDonald’s Christian Fiction

by Gisela H. Kreglinger

ISBN: 9780718893293

“She absolutely and successfully extrapolates how MacDonald used the parabolic form. Kreglinger demonstrates how as a Calvinistic Scot, as a Victorian, as a poet and theologian, George MacDonald observed this desensitization process at work in late nineteenth century Victorian society. All around an excellent study”.

Paul Brazier, in “The Heythrope Journal, vol. 56, issue 2, March 2015

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Review! Masters of their Craft

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Masters of their Craft

The Art,, Architecture and Garden Design of the Nesfields

By Shirley Rose Evans

ISBN: 9780227174463

“William Andrews (W.A.) and William Eden Nesfield (W.E.), landscape architect and architect, have waited a long time for a monograph, but now Shirley Rose Evans has done them justice in a book that not only details their artistic accomplishments, but is full of insights into their age”.

Clive Aslet, in “Country Life”, January 28,  2015

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Review! Niebuhr in Egypt

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Niebuhr in Egypt: European Science in a Biblical World

By Roger H. Guichard, Jr.

ISBN: 9780718893354

“Guichard highlights Castern Niebuhr’s observations and achievements, valuable in themselves and as stepping stones upon which subsequent scholars and travelers were to tread, while offering those interested in the exploration of the middle east an episode heretofore not emphasized”.

Caroline Williams, in “The Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East Bulletin”, issue 62, winter 2014-15

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Review! Returning to Reality

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Returning to Reality: Thomas Merton’s Wisdom for a Technological Age

By Phillip M. Thompson

ISBN: 9780718892951

“What Thompson provides is a contemplative way of reframing the questions posed by technology based on the rehumanization of society. It will be of interest to those interested in the place of technology in society and also to Merton scholars interested in a fresh angle in looking at him”.

Richard A. Davis, in “The Expository Times”, vol. 126, issue 5, February 2015

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Review! Christian Theology and African Traditions

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Christian Theology and African Traditions

By Matthew Michael

ISBN: 9780718892944

“The result is a systematic theology that will engage and stimulate African readers. Western theologians will hear in Christian Theology and African Perspective a clear and articulate voice of mainstream African Christian thinking.”

Todd Statham, Expository Times, vol. 126, issue 5, February 2015.

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Help Fight Slavery! #Selma

ASI Leaflet 2-1Iain Whyte is the author of Send Back the Money! The Free Church of Scotland and American Slavery (James Clarke & Co, 2012).

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Review! Jeremiah among the Prophets

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Jeremiah among the Prophets

By Jack R. Lundbom

ISBN: 9780227174074

“This slim volume contains a condensed and popular version of Lundbom’s substantial research on the book of Jeremiah […]. I enjoyed reading the book. It is well written and eminently accessible. It manages to give a chronological and coherent outline of Jeremiah’s life, an accomplishment indeed given the structure of the book of Jeremiah. […].”

Lena-Sofia Tiemeyer, Journal for the Evangelical Study of the Old Testament, 2014

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