#42 - The Role of Art With Makoto Fujimura & Martin Scorsese’s Silence
We talk with artist and author Makoto Fujimura about the need for culture care instead of culture wars and art in the Christian life. Then we chat about suffering and faith within Martin Scorsese’s new film Silence.
Christianity is a religion of the word—the written word and the spoken word. As believers, we have a special relationship with words. One of the ways we can honor and cultivate that relationship is through reading.
There is the inevitable misunderstanding and impasse which, in enduring drama, always leads to a duel. This time-honored but well-worn trope pervades Greek tragedies, Chaucer, Shakespeare and comic books alike.