Remaking America through the Arts

July 4, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry, Society

By: Kenyon Adams, originally posted on the Center for Faith & Work. Last fall I had the pleasure and honor of contributing to the National Arts Policy Roundtable, an inspired gathering engendered in the minds of Robert Redford and his friend Robert Lynch (President of Americans for the Arts). The roundtable was recently discussed in the … Read More

A Theology of Theater

June 18, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

Originally posted at the Center for Faith and Work. Why is theater important to the life of the church? Rev. David H. Kim describes how acting is a process of incarnation and explains how theater can help us understand the incarnation of Christ. Click here to continue reading.

Ubiquitous Influence of Films

May 10, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Industry

By Luke Bobo, originally posted at Made to Flourish. ‘True Story’ Echoes A fond memory of mine is teaching at Lindenwood University (St. Charles, MO) for nearly seven years. One of my favorite classes I designed and taught was Film and Theology. On the first day of class, I often began the class with two … Read More

Silence and Beauty

May 8, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Topic

By Amy Sherman, originally posted at Made to Flourish. To understand movies (or any cultural text), it can be helpful to peek inside the “world behind the text”—learning about an author, and the themes that inspired their writing. In this essay, Amy Sherman examines the themes in the film Silence (directed by Martin Scorsese) through the lens … Read More