Product Type: Mp3 Recording
Beauty in the form of the arts is a path to God. This workshop explores the arts as a path of transformational encounter in catechesis. Beauty in the form of the arts engages the whole human person in holistic contemplation leading to personal transformation. By drawing on examples of sacred and religious art from the 2000 year old Christian artistic heritage, this workshop offers catechetical leaders an opportunity to re-discover the arts as a timely and powerful tool of catechesis in the new evangelization.
Dr. Jem Sullivan holds a doctorate in Religious Education from The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC. For some fifteen years she has taught graduate courses while serving on the faculty of the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington.
Jem is the author of three books from Our Sunday Visitor: A Study Guide to the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults; and The Beauty of Faith: Christian Art in the New Evangelization; and Opening the Door of Faith: A Catechist’s Guide to the New Evangelization. As a catechetical consultant, she has authored adult faith formation programs and catechetical resources for various dioceses. She writes for various catechetical publications on catechetical themes, particularly relating to faith and culture. Jem has served as docent at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC where she led public tours of the museum’s masterpiece collections.