Mysticism in the Theatre: What’s Needed Right Now published in HowlRound

HowlRound, March 13, 2017

Mysticism in the Theatre: What’s Needed Right Now published in HowlRound

Mysticism in the Theatre: What’s Needed Right Now published in HowlRound

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Mon, 2017-03-13
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My first article on mysticism in the theater -- how to apply mystical ideas and language to the stage -- was published in HowlRound just after the Festival.  This piece will be followed by three more, concentrating on specific thinkers (Chuang Tzu, 4th century B.C.E.; Attar, 13th century C.E.

War in the Name of God: Christianity Is No Less Addicted Than Any Other Religion

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34 Justice Blog, August 22, 2016

In a recent op-ed in the New York Times, Gary Gutting (a professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame) argued concerning what some call “radical Islamic terrorism:”

Truth or Politics

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34 Justice Blog, August 1, 2016

One of the greatest dangers to our democracy is the insignificant role that “truth” plays within our political discourse.

My Essay published: "War in the Name of God: Christianity Is No Less Addicted Than Any Other Religion"

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Wed, 2016-08-24
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My latest essay on war, religion and statecracft was published in the 34Justice blog:

Two new videos of me doing blind contour drawings at Mezzrow, my favorite Greenwich Village listening room . . .

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Wed, 2016-05-25
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Check out the videos of me drawing at Mezzrow -- and make cure to turn up the sound!  That's the best drawing sound track you've heard in awhile . . .  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V9AfP43yn8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpd-QNzA-C4

 

"Truth or Politics" essay published

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Mon, 2016-08-01
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My article on Trump, Machiavelli, lies and the lyin' press was published on the Three-for-Justice blog:

Arts and Humanities Council Grant to create artwork for Sub Basement

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Thu, 2016-06-30
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Just received the wonderful news that I was awarded a nice, four-figure grant to produce paintings for Sub Basement, the play I have been working on with Athena Theatre Company in NY.  Got a lot of pieces to pull together, but hoping to produce -- with new art -- this fall!  Stay tuned for further information!!

Institute of Prophetic Activist Art

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Sun, 2016-06-05
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I will be teaching my third semester of coursework under the Institute of Prophetic Activist Art umbrella.  I am expanding to two courses next semester, the Prophetic Activist Art seminar I have taught the last two sessions, plus a Great Books course, looking at spiritual wisdom thinkers from the past three thousand years.

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