Religion: Art for God's Sake

Young Pierre Couturier, son of the miller of Montbrison in the Loire valley, hoped to be a great painter some day. But after World War I, in which he was wounded, he found a new enthusiasm growing within him; he began to spend more & more time wandering through Paris churches and reading the religious works of Léon Bloy and Paul Claudel. At last he made his decision. In 1925, at the age of 27, Pierre Couturier put away his brushes and became a Dominican monk.

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