Gemma Simmonds CJ describes how a unique installation on the River Thames in the summer of 2012 was a prime example of the transformative power of poetry.
Author Kristin LeMay's project is a deeply personal one: her Dickinson (or Emily, as she calls her) is a rebel, rogue and spiritual guide.
In letting the poems of Emily Dickinson (born on 10 Dec 1830) and Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ speak to us about faith, can we understand how poetry can lead us closer to God?
How many of us dismiss contemporary verse as being incomprehensible or too high-brow? We should think twice before we turn our backs on it, argues Nathan Koblintz, especially if our reason for doing so is that such poetry cannot speak about God. How can a Christian find value in even seemingly atheistic poetry?
Director: Jane Campion
Starring: Ben Whishaw, Abbie Cornish, Kerry Fox, PaulSchneider, Edie Martin, Thomas Sangster
UK Release date: 6 November 2009
There are many ways to God. Peter Knott SJ describes how a deeper appreciation of the arts may open the way to an awareness of the mystery of God present in all things.
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