Renoir’s The Large Bathers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and How Fundamentalism Robs From Life

At the Philadelphia Museum of Art a painting by Renoir shows me, yet again, how fundamentalism hurts people. This post shows again how evangelicalism can be reactionary and not capable of appreciating work like this due to their obsession with “purity” and what they would define as pornography. This is a brief post but one that was on my mind while driving back to D.C. from Philadelphia.  Continue reading

Evangelicals and Art: Wonderful Town

Wonderful Town is a story of two young females who leave Ohio and travel to New York where they find themselves. The music is by Leonard Bernstein and Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote the lyrics. It came out in 1953 and has had several revivals over time. This work is not as popular as Bernstein’s West Side Story or On the Town. Best song from it is called Ohio, also It’s Love. Enjoy your weekend and stay warm!  Continue reading