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It Is Finished by Anthony Falbo

Anthony Falbo’s sense of humor is one of the qualities that endears me to his art. He frequently paints religious subjects but not with the stilted piety of much of today’s (what passes as) Christian art—instead, he approaches his subjects … Continue reading

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“Crucifixion Iconography: From the 4th to the 21st Centuries”

I’ve been preoccupied lately with preparations for a lecture on crucifixion art, which I’ll be delivering on Friday (1/31/14) to the MIT Graduate Christian Fellowship. If you live in the Boston area, I invite you to attend! It will be … Continue reading

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Jesus as Sun-Face: A Panel Carving by Don Froese

This is part 4 of a series on Christian art of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Read part 1 here. “The Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in his wings.”—Malachi 4:2a Don Froese (traditional name: PeqYexwela) belongs to the Seabird … Continue reading

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Book Review: On a Friday Noon

(Book reviews are typically the most useful if they’re published the month the book comes out. Unfortunately, I’m thirty-three years late on this one, and the book has since moved out of print. However, if you’re interested in buying a … Continue reading

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