A pull-out supplement for teenagers and younger readers that addresses the subject and concerns of Catholicism today. RE:LINK supports the Junior Cert curriculum and
is an educational resource for all teachers of Religion Studies. Ever since the beginning of human expression, people have used art to convey their feelings, thoughts and beliefs. Think for example of the indigenous art of the Aboriginal people whose wall paintings are still visible in Australia, some estimated to be 40,000 years old. Another example is the art and architecture of Ancient Egypt found in its tombs and monuments, some dating as far back as 3000BC. It is not therefore a new concept for religious beliefs and ideas to be explored and expressed through artistic forms, as civilisations have been doing so for generations.
In this month’s RE: Link, we will be looking at some classical and modern interpretations of religious art for you to enjoy and maybe research further during your school
summer holidays. If you are a student of art, history or both, some of this information