May 2014 Blog Posts (3)

Calling All Anabaptist Artists

Added by Geoffrey Isley on May 21, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments


Spun through the etymological wash, “DEVOTIONS” yields a dark (and delicate) set of threads. Like its Latin-rooted siblings, the word enjoys a peculiar dead-language gravitas. But even after we dig it out of its grave, “De Vovere” carries along with it the sense of a sacred vow, enveloped in the shroud of a distant churchy aura. Ancient incense wafts into view, and someone rings a bell: the cue to unfurl an enormous roll of papyrus. Coven(ant)s are made, curtains are drawn (and torn), and…


Added by Harold Sikkema on May 14, 2014 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Bible Overview - for the artist

Here's a Bible Overview project I did while attending a seminary program a few years back called the Kanakuk Institute.

The project was basically to help us grasp the themes and events in the Bible chronologically. I put an artist spin on mine by incorporated well known works of art that portray certain Biblical events. It was cool to see different artists' interpretations of the events from the text. It also made working on this very tedious project more fun for an…


Added by Lindsay Martin on May 1, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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