All posts tagged Artists galore

  • Art, etc.

    Hendrick Avercamp, Marc Chagall, Emily Dickinson, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Bob Dylan, Francis of Assisi, Wassily Kandinsky, Phil Keaggy, Kierkegaard, T. S. Eliot, Leonardo da Vinci, C.S. Lewis, Dave Matthews, George McDonald, Herman Melville, Michelangelo, Milton, Monet, Ezra Pound, Solomon Raj, Rodin, Salman Rushdie, Evgeniy Shibanov, John Steinbeck, Leo Tolstoy, U2, Jason Upton, Van Gogh, Walt Whitman, Wilco, Neil Young, Warren Zevon

    These are a few of my favorite artists. They have nothing more in common other than in my opinion they are very good at their art. Art. That’s what I’m thinking about on my thinking day. What is art? Some define art as one of the humanities. And what are the humanities? The humanities might be understood as branches of learning and expression that investigate and reflect human concerns. Humans are interested in art; animals are not.

    Since art is part of what makes us uniquely human, art is connected with God, because you cannot define what it means to be human apart from God. I’ll show you what I mean. Look up the Merriam-Webster definition of human and you get this:
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