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Jacques Barzun: His Writings Influenced My Teaching

My sister, Karen introduced me to Jacques Barzun on a summer vacation in 2001. She had picked up his book, From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western  Cultural Life 1500 to the Present at Bethany Bookstore and thought I … Continue reading

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Influenced by: Hans Rookmaaker and a Christian View of Art

Many Christians do not know Hans Rookmaaker but his writings have affected my thinking since my college days. It was through reading Dr. Francis A. Schaeffer that I first heard of Rookmaaker. They thought highly of each other and that … Continue reading

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Nostalgia’s Thread: Rockwell Paintings – Girl with Black Eye

  In Nostalgia’s Thread: Ten Poems on Norman Rockwell Paintings, author Randall R. Freisinger has written poems that are personal reflections on 10 of Norman Rockwell’s iconic paintings. Rockwell’s paintings have become part of our American experience. When I lived … Continue reading

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Photography That Shows God’s Artistry

The Big Picture News Stories in Photographs part of The Boston Globe recently showed 38 of the over 2000 photographs entered in the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. These beautiful photographs were shot using a microscope and some are magnified over … Continue reading

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