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Summing up 2016… the obligatory top 10 list.

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 aside for a while and look at what has happened here on Faith on View. There were 61 posts this year …

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Christianity Higher Education

Top Christian Colleges 2016

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 the rankings based on 18 measure to ensure the best possible rankings. (See our methodology) The reception to the rankings …

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

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 to integrate the traditions of contemporary art, historic Christian icons, and LDS religious imagery. All the images of Jesus examined …

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

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 are Del Parson, Trevor Southey, J. Kirk Richards, and John McNaughton. Parson like the illustrators of the previous generation produces …

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Mormon Christs: The Illustrators (Part 3)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 the Christus to Salt Lake City protestant artist Warner Sallman, in his famous painting Head of Christ, dealt with concerns similar …

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Binding my Broken Heart

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 the “I Voted” sticker. It got quite a few likes and started some arguments. I’m Brokenhearted But, as I thought …

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

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 where the eulogy praised the virtues of a person so that she didn’t even recognize the description of that individual. …

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Mormon Christs: Introduction (Part 1)

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 part of that. I’ve become interested in how Jesus is represented in different faith traditions. I naturally started with my …

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The Colin Kaepernick Situation

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

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 weekend he was in uniform so people noticed and it started a firestorm. The response has been varied and intense. …

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An Evangelical Addiction to Strength

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Rondall Reynoso is a NY educated artist, art historian, aesthetician, and speaker. He is a college professor and academic who is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in art history and aesthetics in Berkeley, CA. Rondall has shown his work extensively in over 80 exhibitions internationally.

I wonder sometimes how much our religious focus as evangelicals relates to what we find in scripture. Certainly, at the heart of evangelicalism is the greek word euaggelion (good news) and as evangelicals we strive to be evangelistic with that good news. But, I wonder at times if we have a firm grasp on what the …

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