Christmas isn’t just safe and cheery. It has a deeply beautiful dark side.
Christmas is a beautiful building block to begin to plant a flag, make a place, and let things have their proper meaning again.
An interview with Anselm director Brian Brown in the Circe Institute’s Forma Journal.
Thoughts on the Apostle of the Imagination.
How art helps us grapple with the realities of the Story in which we live.
How darkness in art can lead our children into the light.
Incarnation and “setting our minds on things above."
How art aids us in experience, not just communication.
Bringing two worlds together for the glory of God.
Seven elements to answering a great pastoral challenge.
Thoughts for the pastor trying to foster beauty in church.
What do pastors and artists need to know in order to work together to inspire the church?
A sonnet of reclamation, by Malcolm Guite.
Rod Dreher: We are called to testify in the ruins, by our lives and our art, to the reality of God.
Four crucial pillars for reuniting faith and art.
No matter how small or great our bounded space may be in any given season, there is room to do what He has given us to do.
This piece by John Skillen of Gordon College has profoundly influenced our vision of a healthy relationship between pastors, artists, audience, and patrons.
Madeleine L’Engle’s spiritual legacy shows the challenges that can come with trying to show people who they truly are.
Anselm Society director Brian Brown wrote a piece for the summer 2018 issue of The Cultivating Project on the role of art and artists in spiritual formation.
The road back to experiencing sacred words of strength and beauty lies in our recovery and full appreciation of the Bible’s literary works.
Tips from Brian Brown from the Anselm Society's Storytelling night.
A gem from Anthony Esolen on the breathtaking nature of the beauty that is the redeemed imagination.
Anselm director Brian Brown recently wrote a letter to the Anselm leadership team, which he gave permission to the Cultivating Project to publish.
Goodness in literature is so often boring, but not with Tolkien.
Malcolm Guite reflects on stringing, George Herbert, and getting in tune.
Follow the story of an American pastor whose desire to change the world grinds to a halt in a Scottish parish. Join Eugene Peterson, N. T. Wright and Granny Wallace on a pilgrimage to being known in your own backyard.
Anthony Esolen: Sometimes a single encounter with what is healthy and ordinary is enough to shake you out of the bad dreams of disease and confusion.
Roger Scruton: The life of the mind is a lifelong recreation, a re-creation of reality, and a way of belonging.
Peter Hitchens: The languages of architecture, music, and poetry work mightily on us when we are not aware of it
When the home of our thoughts shifts from ‘who am I?’ to ‘Who is He?’ I believe we begin to fathom the miracle of ‘Christ in us, the hope of glory.'