Creativity: where the divine and the human meet

Front Cover
Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam, Sep 26, 2002 - Philosophy - 244 pages
6 Reviews
Drawn from sermons and lectures that have electrified listeners, here is a concise, powerful meditation on the nature of creativity from Episcopal priest and radical theologian Matthew Fox.

Creativity is Fox at his most dynamic: It is immensely practical and leaves the reader with a message to take into action in life. Fox tantalizingly suggests that the most prayerful, most spiritually powerful act a person can undertake is to create, at his or her own level, with a consciousness of where that gift arises from.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

Review: Creativity

User Review  - Chrysty - Goodreads

I think the introduction of the this book is the best part. It has a lot of interesting cosmology which I found fascinating. However, the writing is very circular and repetitive so I struggled to keep my focus while reading it. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

A fascinating, insightful meditation on the spiritual dimensions of creativity and a practical discussion on ways to live a more creative life. Read full review


Creative Spirit Holy Spirit I
Creativity Our True Nature
What Happens When the Creative

6 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2002)

Matthew Fox has devoted his career to unleashing the suppressed mystical and life-affirming traditions within Christianity and other faiths. His theology of Creation Spirituality-the belief that we are born in "original blessing"-earned him the headline-making censure of the Vatican, which officially "silenced" Fox in 1989 and precipitated his dismissal by the Dominican Order in 1993. Now an Episcopal priest, Fox is the author of more than twenty books.

Bibliographic information