Jump to content

Image: A Journal of the Arts & Religion


Recommended Posts

Image has been for years, and remains today, the best journal exploring faith and art available.

And, next to Mars Hill Review, it's the only one I know of that considers high art more worthy of our attention than pop culture entertainment.

It is the only Christian publication with a strong enough reputation to draw the likes of Scott Cairns, Robert Olen Butler, Kathleen Norris, Luci Shaw ... I could go on and on an on about the great stuff that's been published there.

As a matter of fact, the editor's writing is one of the highlights of the journal, and his introductory essays have just been published in book form. You can get information about that right now on the Books section of Looking Closer.

Here's a link to CT's recent interview with the editor.

In other words, yes, it's worth your money.

P.S.  I COULD BE WRONG.

 

Takin' 'er easy for all you sinners at lookingcloser.org. Also abiding at Facebook and Twitter.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Praise for the collection of essays by Image's editor:

Gregory Wolfe's vision is the animating force behind Image, one of the best journals on the planet. Intruding Upon the Timeless, a collection of his pieces from Image, takes its title from a phrase of Flannery O'Connor. That's apt, because not since O'Connor's Mystery and Manners has there been such bracing insight on the pile-up where art and faith collide. This book will rev your engines and propel you down the same road.

P.S.  I COULD BE WRONG.

 

Takin' 'er easy for all you sinners at lookingcloser.org. Also abiding at Facebook and Twitter.

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

In an age that has been facilely identified as secularized or post-Christian, Gregory Wolfe was among the first to perceive instead a renaissance of religious humanism in the arts: of writers and artists who did not abandon their faith in Mystery but drew courage, guidance, and inspiration from it. The trenchant and erudite short essays of Intruding Upon the Timeless serve as a stirring introduction to that popular but rather subterranean movement, and establish Gregory Wolfe as one of the most incisive and persuasive voices of our generation.

"What matters are movies, not awards; experiences, not celebrations; the subjective power of individual critical points of view, not the declamatory compromises of consensus." - Richard Brody, "Godard's Surprise Win Is a Victory for Independent Cinema," The New Yorker

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 year later...
  • 3 years later...

The April 7 issue of The Christian Century has a brief interview with Greg Wolfe re: Image. (That issue isn't up at their website yet)

A foreign movie can't be stupid.

-from the film
Armin

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...