Dr. Jennifer Allen Craft

Jennifer Allen Craft
  • Title: Associate Professor of Theology and Humanities
  • Department: Biblical Studies
  • Phone: 706-385-1210
  • Email: jennifer.craft@point.edu

Education

  • B.A., Biblical Studies and Humanities—Point University
  • M.Litt., Theology, Imagination, and the Arts—University of St. Andrews
  • Ph.D., Theology Imagination and the Arts—University of St. Andrews

Courses Taught

Introduction to Humanities, Art History, Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy, World Religions, Major Worldviews, Theological Foundations for the Christian Life, Apologetics, Systematic Theology, Christ, Culture, and Career, Theology and the Arts, Biblical Interpretation

Recent Publications

Placemaking and the Arts: Cultivating the Christian Life. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2018.

“Art, Place, and the Church: Thinking Theologically About Contemporary Visual Art in the Worship Space,” in Contemporary Art and the Church: A Conversation Between Two Worlds. Downer’s Grove: IVP Academic, 2017.

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Religion (AAR)

Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA)

 

What advice would you give to new students?

Have a holy curiosity about the world. Cultivate an imagination that is open, empathetic, and willing to be challenged by new ideas.

What are your research interests?

Theology of place and space, theology and the visual arts, doctrine of creation

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