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Exploring the Psalms With Bono and Eugene Peterson

Have you seen this conversation between Bono—lead singer of the rock band U2—and Eugene Peterson, author of The Message Bible? It’s an interesting glimpse of two very different artists discussing the ways that Scripture inspires and challenges them. Here’s the video: The video was produced by FULLER Studio, which has a large amount of additional […]

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Doré Bible Illustrations

Our recent post about Rembrandt’s Biblical art brought to mind another one favorite artists, Gustav Doré. Doré is famous for his detailed illustrations and woodcuts based on scenes from literature, including a magnificent set of illustrations for The Divine Comedy and a series on Biblical scenes. Here are several of his most striking pieces of Biblical artwork.

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Rembrandt’s Birthday and Art in the Bible

My church has a large copy of “The Return of the Prodigal Son,” one of Rembrandt’s more famous works, hanging in the lobby. It depicts an important moment in the parable of the prodigal son. Do you have a favorite piece of Biblically-themed artwork?

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