Image Editorial Statements

At the beginning of every issue of Image is an editorial statement, usually a brief meditation on some aspect of the intersection between art and faith. Over the years Gregory Wolfe has written most of these essays. To find most of these pieces on the Image website, click here.

Essays and Articles Online

Whispers of Faith in a Postmodern World

Cultural Anorexia: Doubting the Decline of Faith in Fiction

Permanence & Progress: How to See the Past as an Icon and Not as a Golden Calf

Art in a Fallen World (on Thomas Kinkade)

On Wolf Hall (novel and TV mini-series)

My Top Five Books That Can Change Your Life

In God’s Image: Do Good People Make Good Art?

Through the Eyes of Imagination

Ever Ancient, Ever New: The Catholic Writer in the Modern World

Full Circle: Art and Revolution

Book Reviews Online

The Finishing School by Muriel Spark.

Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King.

The Character of God: Recovering the Lost Literary Power of American Protestantism by Thomas E. Jenkins.

The Twilight of the Intellectuals: Culture and Politics in the Era of the Cold War by Hilton Kramer.

Leonardo’s Incessant Last Supper by Leo Steinberg.

Exploring the Invisible: Art, Science, and the Spiritual by Lynn Gamwell.

Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul by Tony Hendra.

Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron Hansen.

The Intercollegiate Review

In the late 1980s I edited The Intercollegiate Review, a journal published by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. To find links to a number of the things I wrote in those years, click here. (List of essays, reviews, and lectures is on the right.)