Topic: Literature and the Arts

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    “Poetry had always been the place where I’d experienced God and it’s still the place where I feel lifted out of myself and given something I could not understand in any other way.” More

    October 25, 2013 | Comments

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    A movie based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped in 1841 and sold into slavery, portrays the complex relationships between slaves, slaveowners, abolitionists, and religion. More

    October 18, 2013 | Comments

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    “It’s about remembering and never forgetting and understanding from the past and embracing your past in order to go forward into the future.” More

    October 18, 2013 | Comments

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    “A Franciscan told me once, ‘Don’t keep track of the score. The score will take care of itself.’” Writer James Lee Burke’s best-selling crime novels are full of biblical imagery, messianic language, the influences of his Roman Catholic boyhood, and a longing for redemption. More

    October 11, 2013 | Comments

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    “The Arab world will always be a religious place,” says film director Haifaa Al-Mansour, but “it’s important not to see ourselves as us against the world. It’s more of us with the world.” More

    September 23, 2013 | Comments

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    The oldest surviving English version of the New Testament Gospels withstood Viking raids and the Dark Ages to be exhibited this summer at Durham Cathedral. More

    September 20, 2013 | Comments

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    This modern artist’s body of work was based on the Hebrew Bible and the Jewish Jesus, often depicted with tallit and phylacteries. More

    September 20, 2013 | Comments

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    We caught up last month at the 9:30 Club in Washington with Robert Randolph and the Family Band and their “House of God sound.” More

    September 16, 2013 | Comments

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    Watch Bobby McFerrin’s recent performance of “Fix Me Jesus” in the Sheldon Concert Hall in St. Louis. More

    August 9, 2013 | Comments

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    “God moves through the artist,” says Rev. Walter Smith, president of the HeathCare Chaplaincy in New York City, and the paintings, sculpture, and installations that result are “avodah”—a single act of both work and worship. More

    July 26, 2013 | Comments

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