The purpose of art part 13: in retrospect

Christians and Culture by Dr. Charlie W. Starr In my previous 12 columns I’ve taken us through a solid primer on how Christians should approach the arts. If you missed an issue, you can find it at, or on my website ( I’m concluding the series with a review of some of the important […]

The purpose of art–Part one: why it matters

Christians and Cultures by Dr. Charlie Starr   Religious influence on American culture is not what it used to be; in fact, we often say ours is a “secular” culture. I knew politics had lost its major influence on culture when Bill Clinton appeared on the Arsenio Hall Show in 1991 wearing sunglasses and playing […]