Whispers of Faith in a Postmodern World

The Wall Street Journal featured this article by Image founder and editor Gregory Wolfe on Friday, January 11, 2013:

Among our national pastimes, there is none more persistent than the ritual lament over the decline and fall of the arts. The death of the novel . . . the end of painting . . . if an art form exists, we’re willing to believe it has seen better days.

Religious believers are equally prone to this sort of thing, and they often give it their own spin. One version goes like this….

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  • http://www.poetryretreats.com Peggy Rosenthal

    I couldn’t agree more. For contemporary poets whispering their faith, I’d add Adam Zajewski, W.S. Merwin, Charles Wright, Margaret Avison, Adélia Prado, Pattiann Rogers, Caroline Forché, Angela O’Donnell…