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Paintings Worth Visiting

There was a time when a poet could write “The world is charged with the grandeur of God.” There was a time when composers wrote music that, whatever the subject, was intended to reflect the orderliness and beauty of God. And there was a time when painters tried to capture and express the majestic handiwork of God in the created world.

Here is a helpful introduction to the Hudson River School, a group of 19th century painters who used landscape painting as a medium for considering a world which God had made.

Nature & the Divine: The Spirituality of the Hudson River School | The Imaginative Conservative

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About Christopher Ames

Pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Boyceville, Wisconsin. Bicycle owner and operator. I used to play in a Campus Crusade band.

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