Science: Religious Art

Religious art, in modern times, has fallen from the liveliness of the Renaissance, when religion was civilization and men brought a homely vitality to their church art. John Singer Sargent's* symbolic series of world religious history on the walls of the Boston Public Library is almost everywhere considered among the best of modern religious work.† At present Architect Ralph Adams Cram is working on a design for a sports window for the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. His depiction of polo, golf, tennis, baseball, steeplechasing, cycling, handball, swimming, gymnastics, yachting, bowling, billiards,...

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