Theopoetics: Poetry, Embodiment, and Theology
with Tamisha Tyler
Where do art and theology intersect? And what would happen if we stopped insisting “real theology” must come from a book, instead of a poem or painting or song?
Today I speak with feminist theologian and artist Tamisha Tyler. Join us to learn:
🔹 What theopoetics is
🔸 Where the real value of art lies (hint: it’s not in the “product”)
🔹 What happens when we stop making an idol of the intellect
🔸 Tamisha’s favorite poem, written after recognizing the contrast between all the white bodies in Christian art, and her own black body
Tamisha is the Executive Director of Art | Religion | Culture (ARC), and is passionate about African American Culture and Literature. She is also a PhD candidate studying Theology, Culture and Ethics, and is writing her dissertation on Octavia Butler. Learn more about her at https://www.tamishatyler.com/.