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 bed fellows. John McNaughton’s work is highly polemical. For him, the issues are obvious and

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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 that we would be a country of peace that seeks equality and justice for all

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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 should be transparent was actually a somewhat controversial idea. There are certainly dangers that transparency

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A Gift of Beauty I’ll admit it, I am not a particularly talented gift giver- or giver of things. My leaning more towards a minimalistic bent might have something to do with that. (As a mother of five children and all still living at home, I view myself as a

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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. Steeped in the intellectual high arts he found the paintings of Harry Anderson representing the

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Parable #1, acrylic, pastel, & ink on wood, 8″ x 8″ x 8″, 2014 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 in

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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 Facebook which was both liked and shared quite a bit. I must disagree with him

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