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Art Of Lent

A Painting A Day From Ash Wednesday To Easter

Art Of Lent

A Painting A Day From Ash Wednesday To Easter

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Publisher: SPCK Publishing
ISBN: 9780281078554
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 16/11/2017
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 15.8 cm

This delightful book describes and interprets a series of paintings for each day of Lent. Artists often address subjects that our culture seeks to avoid, and Sister Wendy's brilliant and perceptive reflections will help you to read these paintings with a more discerning eye, and encounter deeper levels of spiritual meaning than may at first appear.

Find an extract here: 

https://chbookshop.hymnsam.co.uk/media/295297/art-of-lent-extract.pdf

Ash Wednesday Repentance 2 Thursday Forgiveness 4 Friday Humility 6 Saturday Purification 8 WEEK 1 SILENCE Monday Profound silence 12 Tuesday Desiring silence 14 Wednesday Beyond Babel 16 Thursday Meditative silence 18 Friday A paradox 20 Saturday Silence and time 22 WEEK 2 CONTEMPLATION Monday Into the light 26 Tuesday Manifestation 28 Wednesday The still mind 30 Thursday A rich emptiness 32 Friday Amid the chaos 34 Saturday A still life 36 WEEK 3 PEACE Monday Finding a balance 40 Tuesday The illusion of peace 42 Wednesday Choosing peace 44 Thursday Isolation 46 Friday Conditional peace 48 Saturday A meaningful life 50 WEEK 4 JOY Monday Choosing joy 54 Tuesday Joy in infancy 56 Wednesday Embracing joy 58 Thursday Lost in time 60 Friday Radiant truth 62 Saturday Beyond experience 6 WEEK 5 CONFIDENCE Monday A vision 68 Tuesday Joyful confidence 70 Wednesday Inner tranquillity 72 Thursday Courage 74 Friday A bright fortress 76 Saturday Absolute trust 78 WEEK 6 LOVE Monday Tender reverence 82 Tuesday Chasing the butterfly 84 Wednesday Forgetting self 86 Maundy Thursday No greater love 88 Good Friday Passionate sacrifice 90 Holy Saturday Radiant expectation 92 Easter Day Resurrection 94 Copyright acknowledgements 97

Sister Wendy Beckett

Sister Wendy Beckett is the author of the internationally bestselling The Story of Painting (Dorling Kindersley 1997) which was made into a major documentary series for the BBC. Her most recent books include Sister Wendy on the Art of Saints (Franciscan Media 2013), Sister Wendy's Bible Treasury (SPCK 2012), The Christ Journey (St Pauls 2011), Real Presence (Continuum 2010) and Encounters with God (Continuum 2009). She lives at the Carmelite Monastery at Quidenham in Norfolk, England.

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