Archive for the “Dietrich Bonhoeffer” category

March 2015 – Triumph, Conflict, Suffering, Silence…New Hope

by Geoff Hall on March 31, 2015

Easter 2015. The Easter Festival follows a great plot line and we as artists understand the ebb and flow of it, ever so well.   Our gifts are meant for the public sphere and when we see people’s recognition of (…)

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July 2014 – Violence cannot end the violence, hate cannot end the hate.

by Geoff Hall on July 30, 2014

Hi, I have been reading a little of Martin Luther King’s wisdom of late and it seemed very pertinent to the current violence flashing on our screens. His words I think speak to us today, as Followers of the Way (…)

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A crisis of faith

by Geoff Hall on July 7, 2011

In May 1944 Dietrich Bonhoeffer wrote these words, All Christian thinking, speaking and organising must be born anew out of this prayer and action…We are not out of the melting-pot and any attempt to help the church prematurely to a (…)

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Art is a Spiritual Discipline – with material consequences

by Geoff Hall on August 12, 2010

a closing parenthesis: Art is, first and foremost a spiritual discipline.  That is not to say ethereal and disembodied, disconnected from the world.  It is a spiritual discipline with material consequences. It is therefore just like life, where ‘soul meets (…)

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