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What does it mean for something to be holy? I think it means that a thing or person directs us to God or expresses His presence. Holiness is connected with pious awe.
What artistic works seem holy to you? Which are the most peculiarly holy — holy in some unusual and perhaps less obvious sense? Is there some work of sculpture or architecture, painting or music, oration or literature that draws you closer to God in a way your associates don’t fully share?
Does our technological era provide new opportunities for holy expression? Movies can inspire us in ways distinct from literature and stage plays. Can video games help us toward the Lord? Might we consider the many minor forms of expression, like brief videos on social media that combine the singing voices of several, even a hundred, people in delightful song? Or some modern form of animation?
There is always much in the world to complain about. Let us momentarily focus on the good and the beautiful. Where in the arts do you find holiness and force that lifts you toward better being?Published in