God and Work: Aspects of Art and Tradition (Perennial by Brian Keeble,Wendell Berry

By Brian Keeble,Wendell Berry

in the middle of the workaday glossy global, this ebook addresses the query, “how can paintings develop into a sort of prayer?” it's a compilation of Keeble’s insightful essays facing the oft-neglected courting among God and paintings, spirituality and artwork, in addition to contemplation and motion. He makes a speciality of well known British artists and craftsmen reminiscent of poet and engraver William Blake, calligrapher Edward Johnston, sculptor Eric Gill, and key figures of the humanities and Crafts stream in Britain. all through, Keeble assesses their contributions and insights within the gentle of the conventional figuring out of the humanities and crafts— in particular as articulated within the writings of “Traditionalist” authors Ananda Coomaraswamy and Frithjof Schuon— in which laborare est orare (“work is prayer”).

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