By Jake Hall
published in Family Matters eNewsletter, March 2, 2018
I have long been fascinated by the way that art embodies theology. With the right inspiration a sculptor may help us understand the incarnation in ways that vowels and consonants cannot. By using contrasting colors a painter may frame an image in ways that our eyes may never have noticed. Musicians inspired by the poets and prophets of the texts have written symphonies that add an aural canon to the words of holy writ. This kind of artistry teaches us how to, in the words of the Psalmist, taste and see that the Lord is good.
This year I am have looking for new expression to capture this Lenten season. I am drawn to the work of Lisle Gwynn Garrity. This artist created a visual meditation on the words of Joel 2: 1-2 & Isaiah 58: 5-8, 10.
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