Frank Burch Brown is the F. D. Kershner Prof. of Religion and the Arts at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis as well as the Alexander Campbell Visiting Prof. of Religion and the Arts at the University of Chicago Divinity School. Professor Brown is author of five books, the most recent of which is entitled Inclusive Yet Discerning: Navigating Worship Artfully (Eerdmans, 2009).
Others include Religious Aesthetics (Princeton Univ. Press, 1989) and the award-winning Good Taste, Bad Taste, and Christian Taste: Aesthetics in Religious Life (Oxford Univ. Press, 2000). He is contributor to many reference works and is currently editing the 650-page Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts. A composer of over twenty commissioned works and frequent guest lecturer, Brown gave the Walter Hussey Lecture in the Church and the Arts at Oxford University in 1993.