Art Books

Why I Repented of My Lack of Fiction Reading

My title is tongue-in-cheek because I hardly think my previous reading habits were sinful, though very limited in scope. Unless you imagine missing out on many great works of literature is sinful. If so, I was definitely living a life of bookish sin. A theology major once amused me by saying he couldn’t imagine reading …

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Art Suffering

Art in a Painful World and How it Humanizes Us

Hospitals can be busy places. When I found myself hospitalized for premature labor over ten years ago, I was thankful for the doctors’ and nurses’ efficient care for me. However, sometimes there were certain staff members that treated me more like a medical object than a person, likely because they were hurried and overworked. Somewhere …

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