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Vincent Van Gogh's christian faith and how it influenced his life and art

@inproceedings{Park2017VincentVG,
  title={Vincent Van Gogh's christian faith and how it influenced his life and art},
  author={Y. Park},
  year={2017}
}
  • Y. Park
  • Published 2017
  • Art
  • The genesis of this thesis was the experience of the transcendent quality of Vincent van Gogh’s oeuvre. The hypothesis is that Van Gogh pursued his vocation to be a minister of Christ through art having failed in his desire to pursue a vocation in the institutional church. The perspective is through the lens of Christian Spirituality and the concept of transformation leading to transcendence. Van Gogh’s life is viewed as a compulsive mission, a pilgrimage with both a physical and spiritual… CONTINUE READING

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