Islam's phony fatwah on Western art

by Marisa Martin -- Over 700 years the scene most associated with Muhammad by Westerners was a disemboweled heretic, tortured for eternity in a searing abyss. This image is an inheritance from more…

Gaze into Bible through new eyes

by Marisa Martin -- Contemporary art luminaries often go for the grand entrance: big props, sound and angst, buckets of PR and the iconic theme lest you forget them. But their fiery more…

Leftist 'Taliban' can't scrub God from D.C.

by Marisa Martin -- Don't like Christian art? Close your eyes while driving through Washington, D.C. Our nation's Capitol is a vast limestone, granite and marble rebuttal to the asininity of the more…

Mideast kids learn 'dancing with the enemy'

by Marisa Martin -- In Israel a few new grooves on a Jaffa dance floor are cranking up hopes of peace for the Mideast and catching the attention of Hollywood's producers. Arab more…

Jesus Christ: The bare naked truth

by Marisa Martin -- Edward Knippers has been making Jesus naked for at least 30 years. A pillar of contemporary Christian art, Knippers consistently paints raw and often disturbing images of Jesus, more…