Jacob Lawrence, Eight Studies for the Book of Genesis, No. 7: “And God Created Man and Woman,” 1989-90. Source: Landau Traveling Exhibitions Discussions about science and religion can get awfully tedious. This is not a reflection on my respected interlocutors on these and other pages, but on the state of my own poor mind. It’s [...]
Fr. Richard Rohr is a Franciscan of the New Mexico Province. He was the founder of the New Jerusalem Community in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1971, and the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1986, where he presently serves as Founding Director. Image source: Silence in the City Since I last posted [...]
B16 in low earth orbit. Image courtesy of Freaking News This just in: The Vatican, along with the Italian Space Agency (ASI), is soon to launch a new science & religion website that will, according to the BBC, be available in Italian and English, [and will have] information on everything from astronomy to theology, from [...]
Dennis Hopper (yes, that Dennis Hopper), Andy Warhol at Table, 1963. In our opinion, there are not, nor have there ever been, many people cooler or more irresistibly brilliant than Andy Warhol. Yet we at psnt.net have somehow managed to meet a sizable subset of this elite group through the Webbernets. Image source: Mayanthology Yesterday [...]
This, for all Alert Readers to enjoy and share on this beautiful Wednesday afternoon: a video, chock-full-o-coolness and guaranteed to amaze. It appeared yesterday at APOD, which is our home page and should be yours too. Our thoughts on this mind-blowing piece of work? We can do no better than to recall the closing words [...]
Hieronymus Bosch, The Garden of Earthly Delights, detail, c. 1490-1510. This is the first panel of Bosch’s most famous triptych. The second and largest panel is a scene of earthly pleasures; the third panel is a scene of hell. To get a large (10 MB) version of the entire work, click on the image. But [...]
Dear Alert Readers, I was interviewed last week by Rev. Welton Gaddy for the radio program State of Belief. The podcast was released today and can be found here. If you care to listen, click on the arrow under the text. The segment starts at 26:30 and lasts for about 12 minutes.