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Sacred Art

“They are to practice their craft with all humility.”
The bond between Benedictine spirituality and art goes deep.
Medieval monasteries were centres of the arts and patrons of the arts because art, as a reflection of
beauty- which is itself an attribute of God- came to be understood,
in theological terms,
as simply another sign of the living presence of God…

Taken from The Monastery Of The Heart by Joan Chittister

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