Saturday, September 7, 2013
New Liturgical Artist
You can visit his website here or visit his blog here.
I publicize young liturgical artists because we need to support them and encourage them. We also need to employ them. Lutheran churches are often a visual desert, empty of any images to speak another language to the hearer. This is not a fitting legacy to the great Lutheran artists and rich liturgical art of past Lutheran churches. We have forsaken more than the full Lutheran confessional identity; we have also forsaken the Lutheran liturgical identity with buildings bland and empty. Less is decidedly not more.
Often you encounter Lutheran buildings built in the 1950s-1960s in
Philip Perschbacher is a young talent who should be taken seriously and whose gift can assist the liturgical space so that we can reclaim our heritage of art that accompanies and speaks the Word.
Look him up!