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April 14, 2009

Rare medieval manuscript illuminations are showcased in the exhibition Heaven on Earth: Manuscript Illuminations from the National Gallery of Art, on view until August 2.

Fifty-two single leaves and four bound volumes, among them several important recent acquisitions, date from the 12th...

March 27, 2009

When visitors come to Philadelphia's historic Christ Church -- and more than 250,000 of them did last year, according to parish Tourism Director Anne McLaughlin -- many want to sit in the pew where George Washington worshiped or visit the Colonialand Revolutionary-era graveyard, the final...

March 4, 2009

The finest works of one of the most fascinating and enigmatic Dutch artists of the 17th century is on exhibit until April 26 at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

The collection of 45 paintings of Jan Lievens, including The Lamentation of Christ and Samson and Delilah, as well as a selection of...

February 12, 2009

Sara Claire Chambless is well on her way to a career as a professional artist, but first there's college.

With numerous paintings already hanging in private collections and galleries, she says she knows that full-time work as an artist awaits her.

"I could never do art on the side...

February 2, 2009

With the goal of building understanding and respect between cultures and faiths, the creative work of 18 Arab and Western artists was officially unveiled on January 29 at St. John the Baptist Anglican/Episcopal Church in the suburban Maadi district of Cairo, Egypt.

"On a Caravan: East...

January 30, 2009

It was almost 20 years ago when a University of Michigan English professor, Buzz Alexander, entered a Coldwater, Mich., prison to conduct a theater workshop with inmates. At about the same time, an Episcopal priest, Joe Summers, and some members of his fledgling congregation in Ann Arbor,...

December 18, 2008

The Advent Collect, echoing Paul's words in Romans 13:12, admonishes us to "cast away the works of darkness and put upon us the armor of light," says Margaret Adams Parker, a Washington, D.C., artist, who introduces the latest exhibition on the website of the Episcopal Church and Visual Arts....

November 21, 2008

When C. Andrew Doyle is consecrated a bishop coadjutor in Houston on November 22, he will receive all the trappings of his office, including episcopal vestments, a Bible and a pectoral cross.

 

For the newest bishop in the Diocese of Texas, his cross -- a gift from the clergy and...

November 18, 2008

My older son is a writer. He started writing stories in elementary school and never stopped. As a teenager, he wrote stories that were dark and strange, and later he wrote two dark and strange novels that were published by a major publishing house. Now he has published his third novel, which,...

May 29, 2008

When Joan Chittister talks about her latest book, she implores her audience to realize that it is the first generation to experience life that can be lived into the 80s and 90s.

"It's the norm now," she said in an interview with Episcopal Life last month. "For the first time in history...

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