Artwork for podcast The Whole Church Podcast
How does the Christian use of art compare to other religious traditions?
Ecumenical Aesthetics Episode 2021st November 2023 • The Whole Church Podcast • anazao ministries
00:00:00 00:51:03

Share Episode

Shownotes

World Religion Professor, Chris Moreland, joins us to finish our Ecumenical Aesthetic series, comparing how both Protestant and Catholic Churches use art to how other religions use art in their worship spaces. .

Is the iconoclastic nature of many protestant churches similar to the iconoclastic nature of much of Islam? Is the Catholic's use of art similar to more Eastern religions like Hinduism or Buddhism? How are women portrayed in religion arts? Are women allowed to minister through the arts in the Catholic tradition? What do the Catholic statues mean? What do Catholics believe about statues? What are icons for Catholicism? Do Roman Catholic use icons?

.

In this episode, we will:

  • Discuss the Catholic use of art in worship
  • Explain how Catholics speak to the saints, without worshipping them
  • Compare and contrast different religions use of art
  • Deconstruct the way women are portrayed in sacred art

.

Support the show on Captivate or on Patreon, or by purchasing a comfy T-Shirt in our shop!

.

Join in our conversations on our Discord Server and Facebook group!

.

Listen to all of our Ecumenical Aesthetics series:

https://player.captivate.fm/collection/c9517303-059c-4ed9-a5b1-5fde436971b6

.

Check out Joshua's other show, "Dummy for Theology":

https://player.captivate.fm/episode/1a27a558-5de8-4f4b-bdd0-7f104805a2ef

.

Check out every episode of Systematic Geekology to feature TJ:

https://player.captivate.fm/collection/f4c32709-d8ff-4cef-8dfd-5775275c3c5e

.

Hear our other episodes with Catholic believers:

https://player.captivate.fm/collection/3c59482e-2b7d-4562-a3d1-67b3ae235d86

Mentioned in this episode:

Check out the other AMP Network shows!

https://anazao-ministries.captivate.fm . https://open.spotify.com/show/725pdvTzkle0fDWK2sdxnD?si=e317918366e04338

Easily subscribe to our show wherever you listen!

https://the-whole-church-podcast.captivate.fm/listen

More Episodes
202. How does the Christian use of art compare to other religious traditions?
00:51:03
201. How do our Churches treat online ministry, marketing, and branding?
01:25:30
200. How can Church Icons save lives?
01:10:05
199. Are icons instructive or honorary?
01:01:31
198. Should the Church reclaim the arts?
01:19:47
197. What are our favorite Church icons?
01:10:02
196. Do Church Icons count as 'graven images'?
01:09:15
195. How can we worship in art?
01:04:50
bonus What are Ecumenical Aesthetics?
00:19:53