Category Archives: Art-Music-Lit

Democracy Virtual Concert – Norman Philharmonic

Wow! Wonderful! Thank you, Dr. Z., and the Norman Philharmonic!

Posted in Art-Music-Lit | Leave a comment

The Painted Soul

From my teenage years to the present, I have lived in the soul-shaping presence of the art and music of Michael Barfield, a.k.a. “the painted soul.” Michael’s creative expressions have given voice to my own journey. Wherever I have lived, … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit | Tagged | Leave a comment

New C. S. Lewis recordings – Ransom Trilogy

What a delight to hear on my drive to work this morning that the Wade Center is releasing newly digitized recordings of C. S. Lewis. They capture Lewis reading excerpts from the Ransom Trilogy. The Wade Center Podcast, hosted by … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit, Theology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Andrew Peterson – A White Man’s Lament for the Death of the Beloved of God

More at The Rabbit Room.

Posted in Art-Music-Lit | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Covid-19 Blessing

Watch this often. Feel God’s love for you. Pray it for those you love. This is the church as it really is, extending love, peace and comfort to the world: Words from Numbers 6:22-26. Go to youTube to read the … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit | Leave a comment

Where else but in a library?

“But in a library, you can count yourself as king of infinite space. You can find a spell for the refreshment of the spirit in every story you read, and every story can be something you live. There’s one sense … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit, Book quotes, Libraries | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The old king

Georges Rouault, The Old King (1937);Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania What a dignity (almost obscure) the old king has. We overlook the flowers in his hand. His sympathy runs deep, for he has long battled the darkness within and … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit, Theology | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

The Road I Call Home

Candace and I enjoy visiting art museums when we travel, so we were delighted when we discovered that the Springfield Art Museum was hosting one of the sessions of the annual meeting for the Missouri Association of Museums and Archives. … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit, Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

It’s the scars that bind us – a dream

As we celebrate the Incarnation, what does it mean that God became one flesh with us? “I had a dream much later, maybe ten years ago, where I was looking for directions in a town I didn’t know, and I … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit | Tagged | 1 Comment

The nature of the Christian University

Download slides (PDF) March 8. Reception at 6:45; lecture begins at 7:00 pm. John Brown University, Simmons Great Hall. This Thursday I have the privilege of presenting at JBU, invited by my friend Ken Hahn, as part of their biannual … Continue reading

Posted in Art-Music-Lit, Education, History of Science, Theology | Tagged | Leave a comment