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Art during the Age of Faith
The Age of Faith is the one thousand medieval years from 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. It must be noted though that faith was not a uniquely medieval phenomenon as medieval pursuits were not purely geared towards faith only.
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Poetry & Fable >> Short Stories
14 - Art
The word Art refers to the alchemist art of transforming matter through purification from an imperfect state into a perfect one. This was done by first analysing and transforming the different elements and then mingling opposites in the right proportions. But...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
Our Mother Who Art In Heaven
(First some Excerpts from an article by Richard Owen in The Times, London September 10, 1999 ) THE Pope, who this year said that God was not "an old man with a white beard", went a step further yesterday and referred to "God the Mother"....
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism
Ritual - Expression of Will, Art and Creativity
Most of our lives involve traditions, regular observances. These might relate to annual or seasonal holiday, it might just be meeting a friend every year at a particular time to go shopping, or have a beer and catch up. The main thing these informal...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Autonomous Spirituality and the Art of Being Your Own God
As we continue to develop in our religious thinking, we have begun to move away from the old mythological, doctrinal and heteronomous, externally controlling religions, and towards autonomous religion, totally relevant to the individual who develops himself...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Candle Magick: A Basic Guide to the Art
Research your spell– colours, herbs, gems, moon and astrological phases. Create a visualisation for your intent, a symbol, maybe a rune? Light incense and cast your sacred circle. Invoke the deities needed for your work. Relax, ground and centre. Now you need...
Spells >> Charms

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Spellbinding Treasures From Japan's Kamakura Period at Asia Society
In different times and places a combustive mix of realism and religion has given rise to some of the world's greatest art. The European Renaissance was one such era. Another was the brief Kamakura period of Japan, from 1185 to 1333.
'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan' Review
The first piece we see in “Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan,” he stares so intently that his eyes cross while his mouth—teeth bared, lips taut—is revving up to roar. ... Ms.
Museum & Gallery Listings for March 18-24
Asia Society Museum: 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan' (through May 8) The Kamakura Period (1185-1333) gave rise to some of Japan's greatest sculpture. This terrific show presents works carved from wood representing ...
Museum & Gallery Listings for March 11-17
Metropolitan Museum of Art: 'Celebrating the Arts of Japan: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection' (continuing) This lavish roll out of 160 objects came to the Met from the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation last spring.
Asia Society Museum Presents 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the
The Kamakura period (1185–1333) is considered a high point in the history of Japanese art, with sculpture displaying striking realism and dynamism.

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