(here you see some of his art) for our class; he
discusses the Reformation, art/images, and the convergence of Pentecostalism/Orthodoxy.
Many of you will remember the amazing session he taught for our Preaching/Homiletics course.
Mark DeRaud is a full time artist and muralist living and working in Fresno, California. He completed massive murals for Holy Spirit Catholic Church in the same city (18’ X 37’and 7’-14’ X 100’). He has a degree in Biblical Studies from Westmont College where he emphasized early church doctrinal development. He has studied art in Germany, and theology at Fuller Seminary..Mark has served as a professor of art at Fresno Pacific University. He and his wife Wendy developed the seminar Art n’ Soul to bring together Christian spirituality and creativity.
Here is the piece (Bernini's
"Ecstasy of St, therese" he talks about in the 3rd video.
Here is Mark talking through the vision behind one of his paintings:
Related, see Mark's blogs on:
Sacred Space: Part One: The Spiritual Language of Beauty
Sacred Space Part Two: If These Walls Could Talk
Sacred Space Part Three:The Barren Cross
More of my blog posts on Mark, click: