The Catholic Artist Today

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Catholic poet, Dana Gioia, writes in First Things about the absence of  Catholics in the American fine arts.”The great and present danger to American literature is the growing homogeneity of our writers . . . Often raised in several places in no specific cultural or religious community, educated with no deep connection to a particular region, history, or tradition, and now employed mostly in academia, the American writer is becoming as standardized as the American car. . . Catholics have retreated from mainstream cultural life. . .  It is time to renovate and reoccupy our own tradition . . .” Read it all here: The Catholic Writer Today