The Debut of the Image Podcast
In our first episode, Gregory Wolfe sits down with celebrated essayist and public intellectual Richard Rodriguez...listen here.
"To the One Who Tames"
"As my dog—so like my heart—has grown older, / more anxious in the raucous world: Hold me"
Poem by Sharon Dolin
A Conversation with Van Gessel
Mary Kenagy Mitchell's interview with Shūsaku Endō’s primary English translator.
"Wednesday. Mayence—Rhine Valley—Koblenz"
"And what if I bought a Jesus T–shirt?"
Poem by Michel Houllebecq in Issue 92.
David Robinson’s precarious sculptures confront us with the human figure in extremis. Carrying heavy loads, suspended in mid-air, wobbling along beams, pulling themselves over obstacles, desperate not to fall, his sinewy bronze nudes serve to remind us of our own contingency.
We put it to a group of writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians: At a time in human history when religious faith is called not only out-of-date but malignant, why do you believe?
This collection of short essays demonstrates the push-pull relationship believing artists have with words: We are in pursuit of a God who is revealed through the poetry of the oldest Psalms, but whose true name is impossible to pronounce.