Bishop Graham reflects on what art and poetry can mean for mission.
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Some years ago, I fell in love – with a window….The window as a whole is an image of the love of God and the way it transfigures, transforms the whole world.
Obituary for the Late Sir John Tavener (1944 – 2013)
Stations of the Cross (Via Crucis) are a series of artistic representations depicting Jesus carrying the cross to his crucifixion. The fourteen stations are traditionally placed within the nave of a church and are visited in chronological order to encoura (more…)
Fulcrum Newsletter, June 2011 Moral Journalism by Graham Kings, Bishop of Sherborne the Richard Johnson annual sermon preached at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London Tuesday, 7 June 2011 for the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers an edited version of this piece is published at Faith Central at Times Online and in the […]
The Paul Gauguin Exhibition, ‘Maker of Myth’: A Review by Elizabeth Adekunle The eagerly anticipated Gauguin exhibition has now begun at the Tate Modern and includes Gauguin’s recognisably famous landscapes and beautiful Tahitian women. The title of the exhibition ‘Maker of Myth’ uses the hidden meanings of myth and the personal nature of storytelling to unravel […]
copublished, with permission, with The Times online, Faith Central, 21 May 2010 How do you depict the Holy Spirit? Doves, flames of fire, and trees bending in the wind may come to mind. For me, Jonathan Clark’s maquette – a small scale model – of his Ely sculpture, ‘The Way of Life’, is powerfully intriguing. […]
Finished in the New Creation The flourishing hand of Bach, interweaving the sum of his works, leaves unfinished his Art of Fugue, interrupted, solely, by the glory of God. The measureless hand of Coleridge, dreaming an early work, leaves unfinished his Kubla Khan, interrupted, perhaps, by the person from Porlock. The impressive hand of Turner, […]
‘Stations of the Cross’ by Patrice Moor A Fulcrum Art Review by Elizabeth Adekunle ‘As virtuous men pass mildly away, and whisper to their souls to go, whilst some of their sad friends do say, the breath goes now, and some say no’. John Donne Death is something that many of us find difficult to […]
Perceptions of the Cross Fulcrum Newsletter, April 2010 by Graham Kings copublished, with permission, with The Times online, Faith Central, Good Friday 2 April 2010 ‘An eagle landing on a tree’; ‘a helicopter’; ‘a bird with heavy wings trying to take off’; ‘Jesus on the cross’. Perceptions of Jonathan Clarke’s six-foot tall sculpture, ‘The Eighth […]