Kresta in the Afternoon – January 20, 2020 – Hour 2

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  • Description: Over the past decade Dana Gioia has emerged as a compelling advocate of Christianity’s continuing importance in contemporary culture. His incisive and arresting essays have examined the spiritual dimensions of art and the decisive role faith has played in the lives of artists. He joins us discussing the Catholic writer today.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dana Gioia
      Dana Gioia is an internationally acclaimed poet and writer and the author of The Catholic Writer Today. He's a former California Poet laureate and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Visit danagioia.com
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    • The Catholic Writer Today

      Over the past decade Dana Gioia has emerged as a compelling advocate of Christianity’s continuing importance in contemporary culture. His incisive and arresting essays have examined the spiritual dimensions of art and the decisive role faith has played in the lives of artists. This new volume collects Gioia’s essays on Christianity, literature, and the arts.  His influential title essay ignited a national conversation about the role of Catholicism in American literature. Other pieces explore the often-harrowing lives of Christian poets and painters as well as contemplate scripture and modern martyrdom. (learn more)

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