Author: Christy Tennant Krispin

Work We See With Our Eyes That Helps Us See With Our Hearts

  In It was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God, the wonderful book of essays published by Square Halo Books in 2007, Timothy Keller wrote, “[W]hy does the Church and why does Christianity need artists?… [W]e can’t understand truth without art. You see, reason tells me about the truth, but I really cannot grasp what it means; I can’t understand it without art.” “[W]hy does the Church and why does Christianity need artists?… [W]e can’t understand truth without art. You see, reason tells me about the truth, but I really cannot grasp what it means; I can’t...

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Art & Cascadia: Seattle’s Art Scene

    To know what matters to a region’s people is to know that region’s art. How does one get to know a place—a neighborhood, city or region? One might explore local restaurants, understanding the region’s culinary leanings. Visits to the parks that comprise a city’s green space (or lack thereof) could give a sense of place, to be sure. Understanding the businesses that contribute to local commerce could be helpful, and certainly a survey of churches, temples, and mosques (or, again, lack thereof) would inform the theology of a region. Yet of all of the ways one could...

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