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Bad Christians make for bad artists

June 2nd, 2011 Posted in The Artful Life

Some of you might like my latest Image blog essay, “Bad Christian Art,” in which I try to connect some of the elements that make for bad art to the elements that make for bad theology. Here’s an excerpt:

“To know God falsely is to write and paint and sculpt and cook and dance Him falsely. Perhaps it’s not poor artistic skill that yields bad Christian art, in other words, but poor Christianity.”