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Religion, Arts, and Culture

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Religion fundamentally shapes the way individuals see the world, their role in society, and the roles of others in their communities. For many artists, religion inspires their imagination and becomes a theme in their work. These resources look at how faith, belief, and religious principles influence and occupy modern American and global artists, including novelists, filmmakers, and poets.

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Faith and Culture Series

The university's Faith and Culture Series invites contemporary writers to Georgetown to reflect on their work in the context of the engagement of faith with culture.

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Article September 28, 2021

The House that Thoreau Built

In this chapter, Senior Fellow Paul Elie provides reflection on the house that Henry David Thoreau built on Walden Pond, exploring house as a motif in both the life and work of Thoreau.

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