December 4, 2017 / Praxis
Nathan A. Smith encourages Christians to identify themselves with the waiting that is commemorated during the season of Advent.
This essay reflects on CS Lewis’s CHRONICLES OF NARNIA in light of the Arthurian quest for the Grail to show how a recovery of “life as narrative” can provide direction, release, and integration in faith formation toward an articulation of our lives as things of beauty, what Keuss refers to as “the life poetic.”
Barry Krammes’s work is reminiscent of the Old World, laden with stark bygones of stories that hold pain, suffering, and disaster. And yet, the meaning of these sculptural pieces of calamity, past, innocence, and insanity speak to each viewer in extraordinarily different ways.