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Jesus the Dancer, Part 7: The Art of Nyoman Darsane

Balinese artist Nyoman Darsane was born in 1939 and raised as a Hindu.  At age seventeen, he became a Christian and as a result was ostracized by his family and village community.  But because he so persistently strove, through his … Continue reading

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Jesus the Dancer, Part 5: The Art of Mark Dukes

St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco is home to a 3,000-square-foot icon of ninety dancing saints (and four animals), who wrap themselves in two large rings around the rotunda as they follow the lead of Jesus, the … Continue reading

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