Visio Divina Resources for Advent and Christmas
Advent and Lent Resources The Center for Christianity, Culture, and the Arts at Biola University is founded on the belief that the interrelationship between contemporary artmaking, theology, and religious tradition holds much richer potential for exploration and study than it has yet received.
Four videos in which Dr. James Romaine discusses historically significant artworks keyed to the season of Advent.
Advent works by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859–1937)
Playlist of other Advent art videos from Dr. James Romaine
Background: Census at Bethlehem
Background: Adoration of the Shepherds
Background: Giotto’s Nativity
Background from Jesuits in Britain The Road to Bethlehem by Fritz von Uhde:
Arts & Faith: Advent by Loyola Press
Prepare for Christmas and deepen your experience of the Advent season this year with Arts & Faith: Advent. Each week we’ll provide a video commentary about a work of art inspired by the Sunday Scriptures. Use these videos to take a new look at this season of hope and preparation through the lens of sacred art.
- Arts & Faith: Week 1 of Advent, Cycle B
- Arts & Faith: Week 2 of Advent, Cycle B
- Arts & Faith: Week 3 of Advent, Cycle B
- Arts & Faith: Week 4 of Advent, Cycle B
- Arts & Faith: Your Christmas Reflection, Cycle B
The 15 artworks that define Christmas
The Christmas Story Told in 10 Old Master Paintings