Transposing Art, Advent, Protests & Poetry

by Anna Blanch on August 14, 2011

TranspositionsThis is the fourth in a series of posts sharing the articles I’ve written over the last year for Transpositions. These posts are from late last year and are reflections on the lead up to Christmas, including art and thanksgiving. As always I welcome your comments, thoughts, suggestions, and stories!

 

The Art of DyingElsa Dorfman has a poignant series of photographs. Photographs that inspire and challenge. Photographs of people who know they are dying soon. Elsa Dorfman has been able to do something I cannot: capture in photographic medium what it means to...

Elsa Dorfman has a poignant series of photographs. Photographs that inspire and challenge. Photographs of people who know they are dying soon. Elsa Dorfman has been able to do something I cannot: capture in photographic medium what it means to…Continue Reading

In the liturgical calendar, this time of year is known as Advent. We’ve written about this season a little over the last couple of weeks, but I wanted to explore two senses of Advent in this post. Firstly, I will...An Australian Advent

In the liturgical calendar, this time of year is known as Advent. We’ve written about this season a little over the last couple of weeks, but I wanted to explore two senses of Advent in this post. Firstly, I will…Continue Reading

We Shall Not Be MovedThe United Kingdom has seen a number of protests over the last few weeks about the proposed cuts to higher education and increases in tuition fees. Some of the protests have resulted in violence. This post is not about those...

The United Kingdom has seen a number of protests over the last few weeks about the proposed cuts to higher education and increases in tuition fees. Some of the protests have resulted in violence. This post is not about those…Continue Reading

God is so great that all things give Him glory if you mean they should. So then, my brethren, Live. - Gerard Manley Hopkins The holiday that has memorialized both the event and the spirit of that thanksgiving meal of...Giving Thanks Through Poetry

God is so great that all things give Him glory if you mean they should. So then, my brethren, Live. – Gerard Manley Hopkins The holiday that has memorialized both the event and the spirit of that thanksgiving meal of…Continue Reading.

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