The classic documentary Salesman, which turned 50 this year, presaged our current age of megachurches and Christian influencers.
“Direct Downward Cut at the Head; Overhand Knife Thrust”; “and where the blood ran fastest, there he whipped”; “To them God has appeared as a Negro”; “syntactical slips and breaks” — these are a sample of the bits of text affixed to the walls in Kameelah Janan Rasheed’s On Refusal.
Constructed from stacked rocks and carved into remote mountainsides, the desert hermitages of Egypt and Sudan are barely perceptible in the arid landscape.
For only its second time on loan, the earliest known Bible is going on view this October at the British Museum.
Marcel Proust may have written a novel over 4,000 pages long, but there are other books out there of goliath proportions not in their length, but their size.
In the United States, Canada or Europe, where Christians form the religious majority, it’s strange to consider parts of the world where they are not only uncommon, but also persecuted.