This issue includes articles on both education and art and acquaints readers with a young evangelical artist whose star is fast rising. The four-page color insert showing paintings by Gordon Kelly is presented through the generosity of the Lilly Endowment, Inc., and appears with an essay and a companion news story.
A well-known artist, Grant Reynard, N.A., whose own work is represented in the Library of Congress and in the Metropolitan and Fogg museums, speaks of Kelly as follows:
“Gordon Kelly’s paintings, based on a deep understanding of the Bible and the creative technique of the early masters, gave me the thrilling surprise I had hoped for over many years. In his paintings of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Gordon Kelly has given us Jesus’ humanity and God the Son in One Person. This may be a large statement, but I hardly know of anyone since Rembrandt who has done this with more spiritual force. Even to mention Gordon Kelly in company with the Dutch giant is praise indeed.”
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