Discussion Topic


“Before we began putting art into museums, art mostly served as the visual counterpart to religious stories. Are these theological paintings, sculptures, textiles, and illuminations from centuries ago still relevant to us? Jeremiah Dickey describes the evolution of art in the public eye and explains how the modern viewer can see the history of art as an ongoing global conversation.” After watching this short video “A Brief History of Religion in Art” – I would like you to discuss in what ways might art help us explore the past, present, and future? Using images in the text or outside sources discuss the question above. Insert into the discussion images you are referencing. 

For additional information, the video below will give you a more in-depth view of thought.

“It’s perfectly human to grapple with questions, like ‘Where do we come from?’ and ‘How do I live a life of meaning?’ These existential questions are central to the five major world religions — and that’s not all that connects these faiths.” 

The video link  https://youtu.be/m6dCxo7t_aE 

There is a minimum of 250+ words required in your discussion

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