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Last Sunday afternoon, I spent a couple hours at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center, one of the two interfaith centers in which my parish has a presence. The building has a central area resembling a courtyard, with plenty of natural … Continue reading
An interesting paper by Salvador Ryan, The Persuasive Power of a Mother’s Breast: The Most Desperate Act of the Virgin Mary’s Advocacy, discusses the once-popular images of Mary breastfeeding Jesus, or exposing her breast to him, as depicting two forms … Continue reading
The Pluralism Project is sponsoring its annual Photo Contest: We are looking for high-resolution digital images that convey the vibrancy of religious diversity in the USA. We are particularly interested in images in the following categories: – Religious practices and … Continue reading
Lent Madness celebrity blogger Meredith Gould shared her Pinterest board of images of Mary Magdalene in her writeup (aka lobbying) for today’s match. Thanks, Meredith – these are beautiful! (I voted for Mary Magdalen, in case you couldn’t guess. 😉 … Continue reading
Many thanks to Nadia Bolz-Weber for sharing the Stations of the Cross 2010 – Made Entirely From News Photos of the Haiti Earthquake that her church put together. Each of the stations is labelled with the familiar text — Jesus … Continue reading
This sounds like a fascinating seminar: Emotive Cognition and Sensuous Devotion in Catholicism Hosted by Connecticut College in October 2012, it will feature presentations by two religion professors, one professor of religion and anthropology, and one professor of German art … Continue reading