The Courtier in Aleteia – Protestant Art, Catholic Setting: Is This Kosher?

Over on Aleteia today, check out my latest piece for them on the use of Protestant art by Catholics. This essay was triggered by a conversation regarding the use of a painting by Lucas Cranach the Elder, an artist whom I have always loathed, but also out of a desire to point out that dogmatism in sacred art has certain logical limits. My deepest thanks to Elizabeth Scalia and her team for once again allowing me to contribute to their work.

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2 thoughts on “The Courtier in Aleteia – Protestant Art, Catholic Setting: Is This Kosher?

  1. My favorite work of Catholic architecture was the proposed Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, designed by the CofE architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Of course it was never built, and we got the horrid, really protestant version we see today, but what he designed would have been magnificent.

    Curiously the Church of England Liverpool Cathedral was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, who was Catholic (and is buried just outside of the cathedral).

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