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Ecumenism, Art, and Hope

One finds good news where one can these days, and here comes some good news for the church: the work of ecumenism thrives in the field of theological aesthetics. Granted, we’ve had to float into a rarefied atmosphere to recover this news, but what’s going…
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October 7, 2017
artsCalvin events

A World Still Stirred

While prints made from woodcuts and engravings may not offer the immediate thrill of gigantic oil paintings, they do display curious combinations of grotesquerie and piety and, to the patient observer, a fascinating glimpse into the Reformation moment.
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September 9, 2017
artsreviewspiritualitytheology

Mystery in the Minster

Ron and I happened upon a remarkable endeavor while visiting York last month, and I’m so glad we spotted the posters, plunked down our pounds sterling, and settled ourselves into tight seats on scaffolded risers for a three-and-a-half hour spectacle: the York Minster Mystery Plays.
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July 8, 2016
artsCalvin events

The Festival Geek Recommends

My colleague Jennifer Holberg got a head start on me last November by recommending some authors who will be featured at the Calvin Festival of Faith and Writing–now a mere ten weeks away! In case you are new to this glorious phenomenon, the Festival is…
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February 6, 2016