Tag: Art

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    Thirty-five years after his death, the nation is still coming to terms with the life of the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Theologians, politicians, historians, and artists continue to discuss King’s legacy. More

    January 17, 2003 | Comments

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    Read more of Bob Abernethy’s interview with Princeton sociologist Robert Wuthnow. More

    April 26, 2002 | Comments

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    Deborah Rosenthal is a respected artist who is also an observant Jew. As a result, her work is often infused with her religious beliefs. Recently, she was asked by the conservative Jewish congregation to which she belongs to create two stained glass windows for its sanctuary. For the commission, she chose two objects drawn from Jewish faith and Jewish history. More

    June 29, 2001 | Comments

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    The National Conference of Catholic Bishops have approved the first national guideline for church art and architecture. Titled “Built of Living Stones,” the document advises parishes, priests, and architects on appropriate church styles, which reflect solid theological foundations. More

    November 17, 2000 | Comments

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    African tribal religions include diviners who are believed to communicate with the gods in the spirit world. Diviners discover and then relate what the gods want, and harness the gods’ powers to help followers overcome illness and other crises. More

    October 27, 2000 | Comments

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    These terrifying – or sometimes whimsical – sculptures decorate the outside of many cathedrals and houses of worship. But what are they doing there? More

    October 29, 1999 | Comments

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    British painter Stanley Spencer saw God in everything and painted biblical scenes set in his small hometown of Cookham. Now, for the first time in its history, Washington, DC’s Hirshhorn Museum is presenting an exhibit on Spencer and his religious art. More

    November 7, 1997 | Comments

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