(RNS) The notion of God as an artist is hardly new. But when Twitter and Pinterest users take to their smartphones to snap pictures of sunrises and sunsets and attribute those “masterpieces” to God, they are exhibiting a new sort of adoration.
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(RNS) Combining images and words from advertising, pop culture and religion, the bold graphic art of Sister Mary Corita was as deeply representative of the spirit of the 1960s as it was ubiquitous in church basements, dorm rooms and urban communes of people involved in the struggle for civil rights and the campaign to end the Vietnam War. By David E. Anderson.
(RNS) Christian painter Thomas Kincade died of a drug and alcohol overdose, according to an autopsy report released Monday. By Lauren Markoe. About 200.
(RNS) Thomas Kinkade, a commercially successful painter of pastoral settings and a special favorite of his fellow evangelicals, died Friday (April 6) at the age of 54. Questions remain, however, about his behavior in recent years, including financial scandals as well as suspicions of alcohol abuse and reports of bizarre public incidents. By David Gibson.