Tag Archives: Christianity and craft

Online Symposium: The Domestic Arts

While the term “domestic arts” might sound like a contradiction in terms these days, there are many young people working to make the home–domesticity–a place of production and beauty, rather than merely a place of vulgar consumption.  Hence my friends … Continue reading

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Craftsmanship: What’s Religion Got to Do with It?

Quite a lot, according to the English novelist Dorothy L. Sayers: In nothing has the Church so lost Her hold on reality as in her failure to understand and respect the secular vocation. She has allowed work and religion to … Continue reading

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Gluttony in the Workshop, Courtesy of Dorothy L. Sayers

In 1941, the English detective novelist Dorothy L. Sayers gave a lecture called “The Other Six Deadly Sins.”  What she has to say about the sin of Gluttony has important implications for the arts and crafts: An odd change has … Continue reading

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