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Archive for March 19, 2012

Beauty in Art

March 19, 2012

In this video film critic, Jeffrey Overstreet, reflects on beauty and revelation in art. He reminds us that true art is something we remember, talk about, and think about. He also warns us against some of the dangers we face in our current culture, including sensationalism, which he believes replaces reflection.  

How the Parables of Jesus Inform Art Making

March 19, 2012

The Sermon as Art

March 19, 2012

What is art? Art is given several definitions in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, including “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination.” According to Dictionary.com art is “the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary┬ásignificance.” I would define art as both beauty and truth. […]