Author Archives: Rondall

Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is pursuing his PhD in Art and Religion in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 70 exhibitions.
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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist John McNaughton (Part 7)

This is the seventh piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. John McNaughton Religion and politics make strange yet frequent […]

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An Inauguration Prayer

Dear Lord, patient and forgiving Father, all-knowing God who sees our hearts even as we can’t, I pray for our country even as the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump, is taking place. I pray […]

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A Time for Faith on View

When I first started writing here at Faith on View, I wrote on the About page that one of my core values was transparency. I didn’t realize at the time that whether or not we […]

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Trevor Southey (Part 6)

This is the sixth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Trevor Southey Trevor Southey is a controversial art figure. […]

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Reynoso Art: Parable

This piece combines several types of work that I have been doing over the last few years. One thing I have been thinking about for several years is how to combine the metaphors I use […]

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Taking the Lord’s Name in Vain…what’s Trump got to do with it?

Trump’s Christians I have a lot of respect for Miroslav Volf. I typically find his perspective rather insightful. But, like all of us he can go too far sometimes. He recently shared a comment on […]

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Summing up 2016… the obligatory top 10 list.

2016 has been a tough year for a lot of people. Whether it is politics or the numerous celebrity deaths, it has been a hard year for a lot of people. But, lets set that […]

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Top Christian Colleges 2016

Faith on View began ranking top christian colleges in 2013. These are the original and most comprehensive Christian College rankings. We employ the most thorough measures based methodology available for Christian College rankings. We calculate […]

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Kirk Richards (Part 5)

This is the fifth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Kirk Richards   The work of Kirk Richards seeks […]

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Mormon Christs: Contemporary Mormon Artist Del Parson (Part 4)

This is the fourth piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. The four contemporary LDS artists I will look at […]

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Mormon Christs: The Illustrators (Part 3)

This is the third part of the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. The Illustrators A few years before Mormon leaders first brought […]

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Binding my Broken Heart

Last night at about 9 pm I posted the above image on Facebook. At that point I was growing very concerned about the direction of the election and thought this was a funny parody of […]

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Tournament of Artists 2016:2

The first round of 2016 Tournament of Artists finished on Saturday. The winners were Dorothea Lange, Giovanni Bellini, Antonio Canova, Rogier van der Weyden, Hans Holbein the Younger, Aubrey Beardsley, & there was a tie between Josef Albers and Anselm […]

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An Eulogy for the Public Testimony of the Evangelical Church in America

On the eve in the 2016 Presidential election, I find myself thinking about the fate of the evangelical church’s public testimony.  My wife, at times, talks about a funeral she went to as a child […]

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Mormon Christs: The Europeans (Part 2)

This is the second piece in the Mormon Christs series. If you haven’t already read the first piece you may want to start with Part 1. Six Mormon Christs Over the course of almost two […]

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Mormon Christs: Introduction (Part 1)

A couple of years back, I wrote a six-part series entitled Five Evangelical Christs. My academic research is on the relationship between religion and contemporary art; so of course, images of Christ is a natural […]

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Tournament of Artists 2016:1

In 2014, I started the Tournament of Artists. It first began as a spinoff of March Madness. But, there are so many good artists…I couldn’t keep it down to 64. My list had several hundred […]

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The Colin Kaepernick Situation

For several weeks, Colin Kaepernick has been quietly sitting on the San Francisco 49ers sideline during the national anthem. But, he had been injured and out of uniform so nobody really noticed. But, this last […]

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