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A Critique

Apparently, some religious zealots in France desecrated a Serrano. A Serrano, if you’re not among the sophisticates, is that most famous of art pieces that is trotted out whenever someone wants to make a point against art in the contemporary … Continue reading

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A good stare

“Are you having a good stare?” Patrick asked. “Yes,” I said.  “I’m sorting through the noises in my head, trying to figure out which ones to listen to.” “Nothing better for that than a good stare,” he replied. I had … Continue reading

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The Loss and Recovery of Beauty in the Modern Period

Here’s the text of my presentation on the loss and recovery of beauty in the modern period for my Theology of Beauty Class: The loss and recovery of beauty in the modern period is fundamentally about identity. Who are we? … Continue reading

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“If I can turn the focus on the Beatles on to Christ’s message, then that’s what we are here to do.”

In a recently re-discovered interview John Lennon responds to the outcry over his famous “We’re more popular than Jesus” comment. “If the Beatles get on the side of Christ, which they always were, and let people know that, then maybe … Continue reading

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