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Ben Lima

Dr. Ben Lima is an art historian and critic, and a parishioner at the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas.

Coleridge: Venetian Choral music, the Beauty of Concrete, and Flannery O’Connor’s Biopic

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Cinema Two films about the 2015 Coptic martyrs in Libya are raising funds:...

Coleridge: Robert Frost’s Numinosity, Don Quixote’s Enchantment, and Ephrem the Syrian’s Poetry

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Music Frank La Rocca’s Requiem for the Forgotten “stirs the soul” (Classical Music...

Coleridge: Dune’s Manichaeanism, Pesellino’s Renaissance, and Dickens’ Sentimentality

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Music Fugue State Films is raising money for Lighten Our Darkness, a film...

Coleridge: The Leper of Abercuawg, Marilynne Robinson’s Genesis, and Anglo-Saxon liturgical books

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Music Compared to the music of Haydn and Mozart, that of Dieterich Buxtehude...

Coleridge: Scorsese’s Jesus film, the Erasmian Quixote, and ecstatic poetry

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Contemporary Art Mark K. Spencer reviews Beautiful Ugliness: Christianity, Modernity, and the Arts...

Coleridge: Stained-Glass Pioneers, Christian Wiman against Despair, and Nick Cave’s Yearning

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Art Pending lectures include, on February 8 in London, “Balthazar: The Third Man...

Coleridge: Bill Watterson’s Mysteries, Jean-Paul Sartre’s Nativity play, and Milton’s rebellion

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Art and Architecture Is art a secular invention? Matthew Milliner tests the theory...

Coleridge: Catholic Jon Fosse’s Nobel, Bill Watterson’s Mysteries, and Sufjan Stevens’s Faith

Coleridge is a monthly digest of noteworthy items in theology and the arts. Art History In Washington, D.C., the Catholic Art Institute will host a Christmas...

Coleridge: Christina Rossetti’s Anglo-Catholicism, Chichester’s new workshop for liturgical art, and Cormac McCarthy’s contemptus mundi

Coleridge is a monthly digest of significant developments in theology and the arts. Music In “Spiritual Renewal and Modern Choral Music,” Michael De Sapio praises the...

Coleridge: Rowan Williams on the Bible and Poetry; Taylor Swift and Catharism; the Lives of Virgil and Andrei Rublev

Coleridge is a monthly digest of significant developments in theology and the arts. Art Andrey Rublev: The Artist and His World, a biography by Robin Milner-Gulland...