An international college-linked evangelical group that pleaded guilty in 2020 to an embezzlement scheme involving the former owners of Newsweek magazine appears to have purchased the former Montgomery County School of Art campus from Temple University. “Nonprofit Religious Organization” Acquired Former Tyler School of Art Campus in Elkins Park forRead More →

It’s hard to imagine what 19th-century dandy painter Eugène Delacroix and action film paladin Mel Gibson might have in common. Yet both scandalized audiences with violent imagery, both were ostracized from their contemporary artistic institutions and both drew inspiration from Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich’s visions of the suffering and deathRead More →

Worshipers attending services at a Pentecostal church in Zimbabwe. Protestant Christianity In 1795, the London Missionary Society was founded to promote the spread of Protestantism in Africa and Asia. Missions were launched in Zimbabwe and it was the first time that the country was initiated into Protestantism. There is aRead More →

For thousands of years, art has played an important role in the faith. “I would say religion has always been a big topic in art,” says Nancy Ross, assistant professor of art history at Dixie State University. “Belief played an important role. “ Ross says that elements of belief canRead More →