To Our Readers
To Our Readers,
Each year, The Yale ISM Review selects a theme drawn from human experience, and asks how sacred music, worship, and the arts illuminate and interact with this theme. The theme of our current issue is poverty—not the sort of spiritual poverty that means simplicity and freedom from material things, but the harsh reality of deprivation and want. Read on to discover how artists, poets, musicians, and liturgists have used their craft to “speak a new word” in a world where poverty and injustice too often reign.
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—Rita Ferrone, editor
February 14, 2018
Table of Contents
Welcome to The Yale ISM Review
Among the Poor
- Eating Jesus
- Dorothy Day, the Catholic Worker, and the Liturgy
- Transformation Behind Bars
“Without It Becoming One More Pillaged Thing”
- The Poor
Roberto Sosa, translated by Spencer Reece
- A Place in the World: The Chiapas Photography Project in a Context of Poverty and Wealth
Worship That Celebrates the Reign of God
- What about the Woes?
Adam M. L. Tice
- The Psalms and Human Poverty
Don E. Saliers
- “Tin Heaven”? Church Architecture and Poverty
- Clothing in the Worship Assembly