The Glen Workshop, a program of Image, began in 1995 as an innovative event combining the best elements of a workshop, an arts festival, and a spiritual retreat.

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Zeina Hashem Beck

A woman of three languages, English, French, and Arabic, Zeina has a way of translating reality to verse that transcends the individual words themselves and lives in their relation.

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Poetry Friday: “Some Small Bone”

| Jul 13, 2018

Inspired by Rachel Held Evans’s Inspired

| Jul 12, 2018

Monasticism in Lockdown America: Part 9, Psalms, In the End

| Jul 11, 2018

Leaving My Denomination

| Jul 10, 2018

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

| Jul 9, 2018

Poetry Friday: “Pray That the Creek Don’t Dry Up”

| Jul 6, 2018

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Judith Rock ponders exile and her family history.


Allison Backous tracks the cycle of family history and chronicles her exodus.

The Ring

Lee Haupt unearths the scars of her family history.

Lord God Bird

Isaac Anderson reflects on the intermittence of experiencing God.
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Lee Isaac Chung on Hollywood’s American dream as seen through the eyes of Korean immigrants.

The Many-Voiced God

Tyler McCabe on the family television and telling and untelling stories.

The Cloud of Unknowing

Kevin Honold ponders probation and frames his existence through migration and the words of an anonymous fourteenth century English priest.

Into Deep Waters

Laura Bramon Good frames her musings on the body through pregnancy and her aging grandmother.

Prodigal Body




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The Landscape of Art & Faith

What is the contemporary literary climate like for writers of faith? How will they fare in the future?

Why Believe in God?

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of writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians: At a time in human history when religious faith is called not only out-of-date but malignant, why do you believe?

The Word-Soaked World: Troubling the Lexicon of Art & Faith

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.

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