Where Art and Faith Converge

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Where does art intersect with faith? In this collection of essays, memoirs, stories and poems Bahá’í artists reflect on what they do. The different arts represented include drama, visual art, music and literature.

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Where does art intersect with faith? In this collection of essays, memoirs, stories and poems Bahá’í artists reflect on what they do. The different arts represented include drama, visual art, music and literature.

Art can provide answers not only to the ‘Why?’ of things in individual lives – it can illumine whole societies. So can religion. Bahá’ís believe that just as religion has influenced the development of past civilizations, so now the revelation of Bahá’u’lláh will bring a global civilization into being. Art will play a key role in this process.

‘. . . in this wonderful new age, art is worship.’ Abdu’l-Bahá

In this book:
Where Art and Faith Converge (Anne Gordon Perry)
The Art of Making Art (John Hatcher)
The Intelligent Exercise of the Rational Soul (Otto Donald Rogers))
Letting in More Light: Bernard Leach meets Mark Tobey
Music, Ladder of the Soul (Trym Bergsmo interviews Lasse Thoresen)
World Music (Marvin ‘Doc’ Holladay)
Peace and Social Conscience in the Poetry of William Stafford (Michael Fitzgerald)
Drawing the Map, Writing the Journey (Sandra Hutchison)
Stumbling Toward Bahá’í Theatre (Thomas Lysaght)
Memoirs Pilgrimage (Kim Douglas)
Hug the Old Man (John Hatcher)
Short fiction Persian Miniatures (Ann Boyles)
Annie’s Joe (Sandra Hutchison)
The Gifts and the Messenger (Janet Bixby)
Drama Heralds of the Covenant (Thomas Lysaght)
Poetry by Kim Douglas, Michael Fitzgerald, John Hatcher, Sandra Hutchison, Charles H. Lynch, Peter E. Murphy, Anne Gordon Perry, Hedyeh Sadighi and Quenisha Wilson

Part of George Ronald’s Baha’i Studies series, this collection of seventeen essays presents a wide range of perspectives on the importance of agriculture.

It also includes over forty pages of Baha’i writings on the subject, and describes several successful agricultural development projects.

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Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.5 × .5 in

Book Information

Where Art and Faith Converge

edited by Michael Fitzgerald

5 1/2 x 8 1/2″, 262 pages

published by George Ronald

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