Topic: Literature and the Arts

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    View a gallery of images of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim manuscripts and books on view in the New York Public Library’s ambitious new exhibition.
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    October 29, 2010 | Comments

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    How have religion in general and the King James Bible in particular figured in America’s literary history? More

    May 11, 2010 | Comments

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    Three movie watchers ponder the religious, spiritual, and moral themes in Avatar, Up, The Hurt Locker, and more. More

    March 5, 2010 | Comments

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    This moving service of scripture readings, prayers, hymns, and carols was created after World War I at King’s College Cambridge. More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Advent and Christmas services of lessons and carols with the Rev. Canon Victoria Sirota of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City.

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton’s December 6, 2009 interview in New York City with William Edwards, author of The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols (Rizzoli, 2004) More

    December 18, 2009 | Comments

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    As Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated, watch this wildly popular singer talk about spiritual searching, light in Jewish mysticism, and why “my life is not separate from my music.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Light, says the reggae-loving rocker, “is really a central theme in my music in general, in the story of Hanukkah, and in the spiritual process in general.” More

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Go behind the scenes at Washington National Cathedral and watch Catholic University senior and Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly intern Michael Soukup’s look at the Cathedral Choir preparing for a recent performance of Handel’s “Messiah.”

    December 10, 2009 | Comments

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    Some have called Flannery O’Connor our only great Christian writer, a Catholic from the Deep South who said her subject was “the action of grace in territory held largely by the devil.” More

    November 20, 2009 | Comments

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