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Leen La Rivière – PUBLICATIONS
Leen wrote many books. Why? In many cases it started quite negative: attacks from Christians, like: Visual art is forbidden by God, Rockmusic is from the devil. A reborn Christian will not dance, etc. Most came from ignorant believers, some came from well educated pastors So how to answer those attacks?  With harsh critique or with good studies, explaining the situations in love. And this was always done. What is the status after 40 years? All those fights have been won, as never a person was attacked but the arguments. And besides counter arguments, more important is to reveal the biblical foundations for all the arts, the biblical mandate to be salt and light, to be creators of culture, to influence cultures.

Leen La Rivière wrote the following books:
-    1975    Kaf en Koren (Dutch only)
-    1981    Evangelistic Concerts
-    1985    Revivals and Music
-    1986    Music & Ministry, biblical foundations
-    1987    Royal Creativity
-    1989    Zei ik dat het makkelijk was (Dutch only)
-    1990    Nadenken (Dutch only)
-    1993    The Creative Church
-    1994    The Kingdom In Deed
-    1995    Pas-de-Deux, biblical foundations for the performing arts
-    1996    The Kingdom of Justice
-    1997    Lessons, Leaders and Life
-    1998    Megastories
-    1999    The Way, biblestudies
-    1999    The Art of Life (together with Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime minister and Professor Roel Kuiper)
-    1999    Behind the scenes
-    2000    Megasongs
-    2001    Hoe het verder ging (Dutch only)
-    2002    The Church and the Public Arena(domain)
-    2003    Prayers
-    2005    Creativ & Christian, Biblical Principles, vol.1 (febr.2005)
-    2005    Lofprijzing & aanbidders (dutch only)
-    several books  have been published in c.q. are in the process to be translated into English, Bulgarian, Romanian, Slowak, Hungarian, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Portugese, Greec, Polish, Japanese.
-    in preparation: Praise & Worshippers (2007)

-    Editor of the Magazine Music & Art/SIGNS
-    Editor of the Series Art 2000
    1992  Art 2000 Vol. 1        The need for a cultural paragraph in the EU
    1993  Art 2000 Vol. 2        Artists position in Europe
    1994  Art 2000 Vol. 3        The civil society/social midfield
    1995  Art 2000 Vol. 4        The quality of the civil society
    1996  Art 2000 Vol. 5        To a complete personality
    1997  Art 2000 Vol. 6        Youth and youth cultures
    1998  Art 2000 Vol. 7        Minorities
    1999  Art 2000 Vol. 8        Fragmentation
    2000  Art 2000 Vol. 9        The limits of tolerance
    2001  Art 2000 Vol. 10      The Art of Life
    2002  Art 2001 Vol. 11      The results of 10 years EU cultural paragraph
    2003  Art 2002 Vol. 12      Social Cohesion
    2004  Art 2003 Vol. 13      Globalization
    2004  Art 2004 Vol. 14      Multiculturality
    2005  Art 2005  Vol.15      Life Long Learning (in preparation)
    2006  Art 2006  Vol.16      Gender Equality (in preparation)
    2007  Art 2007, Vol. 17      the future of young labourers
    2008  Art 2008, Vol. 18      Social dialogue about cultural diversity
    2009  Art 2009, Vol. 19      Social dialogue about flexacurity and selfemployment
    2010  Art 2010, Vol. 20      Social Dialogue about more and better jobs in the cultural sector
-    Editor of 32 editions of the Christian Artists Directory of the Netherlands
-    Editor of 14 editions of the International Christian Artists Directory

Ria La Rivière - PUBLICATIONS
The well known media-trainer (Jaap Brand) stimulated Ria to start writing and so she got her own column in the magazine of the CA/CNV-movement. Soon it turned out to be the best read column of the whole magazine. Series of those column were put together as books.

1989 Zei ik dat het makkelijk was (dutch only, together with Leen)
1987 Bits and pieces
1991 Quacks
1993 Vrouwen Vergaderen (dutch only, for the CNV)
1995 Snippets
1997 Snufjes (dutch only)
1997 Lessons, leaders & Life (together with Leen)
1999 Hoe het verder ging (dutch only, together with Leen)
1999 Stolen innocence