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June 01, 2017
The Beauty Dialogues, Part 6
Today Gregory Wolfe continues his periodic exchanges on the nature of beauty with Image contributor...
March 16, 2017
The Beauty Dialogues, Part 2
The following is a response to Morgan Meis’s letter posted yesterday. Dear Morgan: Thanks for...
February 28, 2017
Dinner with Dona Adélia
Jessica Goudeau’s translations of the work of Adélia Prado, Brazil’s foremost living poet, appear in...
January 19, 2017
Now is the Time to Read
The Man in the High Castle
Imagine an alternate history in which a regime arose in the United States that believed...
December 08, 2016
Why Annie Dillard Supports
Dear readers, When Image was founded in 1989, we turned to a few literary exemplars...
December 01, 2016
Good Letters Is My Devotional
By Cathy Warner I came to Christianity in my mid-twenties and joined a Protestant church...
November 23, 2016
The Gift of Interdependence
By Camellia Freeman This story has many beginnings. It begins with the great state of...
November 16, 2016
What We Talk About When We Talk About Beauty
I have beauty on the mind. No doubt a result of my ongoing debate with...
September 08, 2016
The New Critics and the Barbarians
The poet and writer Dana Gioia penned an essay for the December 2013 issue of...
September 02, 2016
My Own Commencement, Part 2: The Uses of Confusion
This post is excerpted from Gregory Wolfe’s final commencement address as director of the Seattle...
August 22, 2016
Sitting Together: A Week at the Glen Workshop
I’m an introvert who loves to talk, an often confusing combination that can leave me...
March 04, 2016
Learning Poetry, Unlearning God
By Natasha Oladokun In my sophomore year of college, I wrote a poem. Though I...
February 19, 2016
Fiat Lux: Cathedral of the Pines
This summer in Paris, on the morning before we flew home, I took my husband...
January 13, 2016
Winners: Arts & Faith Ecumenical Jury Awards for 2015, Part 2
By Kenneth R. Morefield. Continued from yesterday. Read Part 1 here. Coninuing yesterday’s list of...
January 05, 2016
A Metaphorical God, Part 2
Continued from yesterday. In some ways, “mystery” is perhaps the boldest term we chose as...
January 04, 2016
A Metaphorical God, Part 1
The following is adapted from the preface to The Operation of Grace: Further Essays on...
November 18, 2015
Christian Kerfuffles, Taking Offense, and the Poetry of Li-Young Lee
In late October, I had the privilege of teaching two workshops at the Indiana Faith...
November 02, 2015
My Soul Thirsts
My children’s Michigan fact book says you can’t go more than eight miles without hitting...
October 21, 2015
The Rothko Chapel: The Dark Before the Dawn
By Rebecca A. Spears The few years I lived in Houston’s Menil neighborhood, right behind...
October 12, 2015
Lucia Berlin: A Master of Catholic Fiction, Part 1
By Jenny Shank In September, Lucia Berlin’s posthumous collection of selected short stories A Manual for...
October 07, 2015
Life-Saving Moments of Art
In August, the musical duo Alright Alright, composed of husband and wife Seth and China...
September 25, 2015
The Harboring Silence, Part 2
Continued from yesterday. The following editorial statement from issue 86 of Image is adapted from...
August 25, 2015
How To Begin a Book
I’m a bit Type A for a poet—or for what people perceive as one. I...
August 13, 2015
No Better Place to End, Part 2
By Brian Volck Continued from yesterday. In describing the nature of things, the sciences and...
August 12, 2015
No Better Place to End, Part 1
By Brian Volck This post was made possible through the support of a grant from...
August 10, 2015
What Is the Future?
It’s the end of summer in the academic South, and I’m working on syllabi for...
July 09, 2015
Art on Fire: The Life and Work of Melissa Weinman, Part 2
By Richard Cole Continued from yesterday. When Weinman completed her fellowship in Europe, she came...
July 08, 2015
Art on Fire: The Life and Work of Melissa Weinman, Part 1
By: Richard Cole In a recent painting by Melissa Weinman, a small, white rose floats...
June 30, 2015
The Dissonant Note
This post was made possible through the support of a grant from The BioLogos Foundation’s...
June 22, 2015
The Art of the Authentic: Bill Baer’s
In 1973, Orson Welles made a documentary, F for Fake, in which he followed the...
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