FORMED Now

FORMED Now

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  • Sacred Art: The Annunciation

    Episode 1

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today. This week, they are looking at The Annunciation as depicted by Elizabeth Zelasko.

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  • Sacred Art: Christmas

    Episode 2

    Join Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp as they look at the painting Adoration of the Shepherds by Gerard van Honthorst to celebrate the Nativity of our Lord. This famous painting reveals the Christ Child as the light that has come into the world and also depicts the Blessed Mother, St. Joseph, and th...

  • Sacred Art: Our Lady of Guadalupe

    Episode 3

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

    Episode 4

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: The Communion of Saints

    Episode 5

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Our Lady of the Rosary

    Episode 6

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Episode 7

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Sts. Joachim and Anne

    Episode 8

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: The Transfiguration

    Episode 9

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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    To learn more about the Transfiguration, view this episode on the Transfiguration from a Bible Study on the Lumin...

  • Sacred Art: The Nativity of John the Baptist

    Episode 10

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Saints Peter and Paul

    Episode 11

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: The Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart

    Episode 12

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Corpus Christi

    Episode 13

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: Pentecost

    Episode 14

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Sacred Art: The Ascension

    Episode 15

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down with different pieces of Sacred Art to discuss their theological meanings and how they can speak to us today.

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  • Easter in Art: The Harrowing of Hell (Part 1 of 3)

    Episode 16

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to discuss a famous painting of Jesus's descent into hell and the theology behind it.

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  • Easter in Art: The Resurrection (Part 2 of 3)

    Episode 17

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to discuss a famous painting of the Resurrection of Christ and the theology behind it.

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  • Easter in Art: Mary Magdalene (Part 3 of 3)

    Episode 18

    Dr. Ben Akers and Taylor Kemp sit down to discuss a famous painting of Jesus's encounter with Mary Magdalene following the Resurrection and the theology behind it.

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