By Rina Arya
This essay assortment exploring the connection among spirituality and artwork is the results of a convention that happened in December 2010 at Liverpool Cathedral. in this two-day occasion, artists, clergy and lecturers from diverse disciplines - together with theology and paintings heritage - got here jointly to debate the connection among spirituality and artwork. one of many pursuits of either the convention and this assortment was once to explain what's intended by means of non secular artwork or, certainly, what it skill to explain an paintings as being religious. The essays extend in this factor by means of addressing the subsequent questions: what's the dating among spirituality and artwork within the context of the paintings gallery, non secular associations and the academy and at own and social degrees? How and why does artwork express spirituality and, conversely, why and the way is spirituality made happen in artistic endeavors? some of the participants learn the religious elements of specific artistic endeavors, artists or creative traditions, and ask what we suggest through the non secular in paintings. the amount articulates the interdisciplinary nature of the topic and explores urgent matters of the modern age.