Eyes of the Heart: Photography as a Christian Contemplative Practice

September 22, 2019 - Comment

In this first book to explore photography as a spiritual practice from a Christian perspective, Christine Valters Paintner builds on the process of contemplative creativity introduced on her popular website Abbey of the Arts and in her book The ArtistA fs Rule. She considers how a camera can enable one to see with A gthe

In this first book to explore photography as a spiritual practice from a Christian perspective, Christine Valters Paintner builds on the process of contemplative creativity introduced on her popular website Abbey of the Arts and in her book The ArtistA fs Rule. She considers how a camera can enable one to see with A gthe eyes of the heart.A h

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Anonymous says:

You can’t judge a book just by looking at its cover… and I know that by personal experience now. Having read and re-read Howard Zher’s excellent book ‘Contemplative Photography’ I was hoping for a something which would delve deeper into integrating photography into a Christian worldview in a thoughtful way. Unfortunately ‘Eyes of the Heart’ seemed to me to be mainly about integrating photography with eastern meditation an unknowable and mysterious god. The meditations focus very much on the self rather than God or our place in the world. The…

Anonymous says:

Eyes of the Heart A lovely book – opening up another way of looking, being aware of what is there, all around us and using that for prayer. It can be used individually or with a small group.I have also seen it as a way of looking at old photographs in a new way.

Anonymous says:

Five Stars I enjoyed the insights provided.

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