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FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 194 “Film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? PART 5” Featured artist is Tim Hawkinson

_ _ _ __   __ _ _ This outline below is one that I have found very helpful. It is by Tony Bartolucci   How Shall We Then Live? Francis Schaeffer Began: June, 2006 | Finished November: 2006 IV. Chapter Four: The Reformation A. Two Movements The High Renaissance in the south and the […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 193″Film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? PART 4, THE REFORMATION” Featured artist is  Richard Wilson (sculptor)

_ _ _ __   __ _ _ How Shall We Then Live?—Francis Schaeffer Episode Five: The Reformation The Reformation was actually a mighty revival during which hundreds of thousands of people were ushered into the Kingdom by the power of the Holy Spirit. Nothing less than a mighty act of God could free half […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 192 “Film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? PART 3, The Renaissance” Featured artist is Wassily Kandinsky

_ _ _ __   __ _ _ How Shall We Then Live?—Francis Schaeffer Episode Three: The Renaissance Key Terms “Cultural transformation” always begins with the thinkers (philosophers and theologians). They develop ideas which influence the artists who depict the new ideas. These ideas are then picked by the politicians, lawyers, doctors, and wealthy businessmen. It […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 191 “Film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? PART 2, THE MIDDLE AGES” Featured artist is Marlene Dumas

_ _ _ __   _ How Shall We Then Live?—Francis Schaeffer Episode Two: The Middle Ages Key Terms: “Asceticism”: The view that matter is inherently evil and that by afflicting the body you will gain salvation. Under this idea the monks would inflict physical pain on their bodies to gain spiritual blessings. The idea did […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 190 “Film series HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? PART 1, THE ROMAN AGE” Featured artist is Katharina Grosse

_ _ _ How Shall We Then Live?—Francis Schaeffer Episode One: The Roman Age Key Terms: A. “Presupposition” Those foundational ideas or concepts that are: assumed to be true or self-evident. form the basis of one’s explanation of the world, man and God. The “first” or “beginning” ideas or propositions that are the “Given.” The glasses […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 115 A look at the BEATLES as featured in 7th episode of Francis Schaeffer film HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? “Take these broken wings and learn to fly” (Featured artist is Sam Gilliam )

When I think of oppression in the history of the USA the institution of slavery comes to mind first, and also the Civil Rights fight of the 1960’s. During the 60’s the Beatles took on this subject with their song BLACKBIRD. Concerning OPPRESSION King Solomon many years ago in the Book of Ecclesiastes said that […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 112 A look at the BEATLES as featured in 7th episode of Francis Schaeffer film HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? What irrational trips did the Beatles try in order to find meaning in life? (Featured artist is David Bates )

The Beatles spent the whole decade of the 1960’s searching for meaning in life and they tried several possible solutions but what areas did they probe in and what solutions if any did they come up with? Francis Schaeffer studied Beatles’ lives and music extensively and he weighs in on this. _   Francis Schaeffer […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 111 A look at the BEATLES as featured in 7th episode of Francis Schaeffer film “How should we then live?” MAKING NATURE THE MEASURE OF GOODNESS (Featured artist is Dorothea Rockburne )

Although MAXWELL’S SILVER HAMMER was just a comical song about a person that was going around killing people with his hammer, it did bring up an interesting question that many in the 1960’s were starting to focus on: DOES MIGHT MAKE RIGHT? Science was being taken over by the SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST mentality  and […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 110 A look at the BEATLES as featured in 7th episode of Francis Schaeffer film HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? Part H The History of Fragmentation in Art and Music leading up to the Beatles! (Artist featured today is Robert Wagner)

Above is John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1969 Christmas card to Karlheinz Stockhausen. Do you see the contrast between these 2 Beatles songs? One has the fragmented message brought to us by pessimistic modern man and the other an unified message filled with resolution.   _ I know that John Lennon and Paul knew Karlheinz Stockhausen […]

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER ANALYZES ART AND CULTURE PART 109 A look at the BEATLES as featured in 7th episode of Francis Schaeffer film HOW SHOULD WE THEN LIVE? Part G “She (We gave her most of our lives) is leaving (Sacrificed most of our lives) home (We gave her everything money could buy) She’s leaving home after living alone” (Artist featured today is Maggi Hambling )

  Seeking freedom and fun the generation of the 1960’s rebelled against their parents’ generation of materialism and that is pictured in the Beatles’ song SHE’S LEAVING HOME. However, was the true answer FREEDOM and FUN and did it bring satisfaction? On SGT PEP’S we have the song SHE’S LEAVING HOME that ends with the […]