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Art’s generous interface on screen

Image: Grayson Perry at Salisbury Cathedral, 2020, experienced virtually. Photograph by Sheona Beaumont. Last month I considered some problems around theology on screen. I was drawn in to media discussions about the effects of worshipping differently, in lockdown – and on the communication of theological ideas when such worshipping happens primarily online, via Zoom or …

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Theology’s problematic interface on screen

Image: Revd Adam Beaumont leading an online Easter service for St Cyriac’s Lacock, 2020. Photograph by Sheona Beaumont. So the unsettled feelings are percolating. Many and continued are the triumphalist pronouncements of church leaders that communities of faith thrive online, that connections are made and obstacles overcome (like prohibition of worship due to situations other …

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