Christian Doctrine, Fear of Art: A Lutheran Perspective

Prof James Matson
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Since the time of the Lutheran Reformation, Art has moved away from Christian imagery. This is in part due to a rejection of art by the early days of the Lutheran Church.

Keywords: Christian Doctrine and the Fear of the Arts, A Lutheran Perspective, James Matson
Stream: Religion, Spirituality
Presentation Type: Paper Presentation in English
Paper: Christian Doctrine, Fear of Art

Prof James Matson

Professor of Art, Visual Arts, Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee

I have taught at three colleges, most recently Wisconsin Lutheran College since 1996. I am a practicing sculptor and set designer and have exhibited throughout the USA.

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