In the winter, I go through episodes of not being able to string my thoughts together as well as I otherwise do. I even find it hard to pray.
The Rite deals passionately with the reality of doubt and even living with faith and doubt constantly coinciding.
Godawa, Brian. Word Pictures: Knowing God Through Story & Imagination. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2009. There seems to be a recent movement within the Protestant community to finally start talking about the arts and their role in the Christian life. Numerous publishers in the evangelical and mainline streams have released direct or indirect approaches to … Continue reading Review: Word Pictures
This could be very big news on a couple of counts. One, this marks the return of illuminated manuscript-style bibles, and in the English Standard Version, one of today's most popular translations at that, especially among Reformed Protestants and one of the literary progeny of the King James Version. Two, it features a surprising artist, … Continue reading Fujimura to Illuminate Bible
On this day in 1886, Swiss Protestant theologian Karl Barth was born, a man who would be known as the most important Christian theologian of the 20th Century and the most important theologian living after Thomas Aquinas. What many outsiders may not know is how heavily a role two artists played in Barth's life: Matthias … Continue reading In Honor of Barth’s Birthday: Grünewald and Mozart