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Historic Notes by Toní Intravaia May 1958

Ted Shawn says: ”the duty of the artist is to shed light into the darkness of men’s souls. Feel always that a charge is laid upon you—to send your audience away uplifted, joyous, stimulated to create, given courage to face burdens daily. And

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VIETNAMESE CHRISTIANS SHARING GOD’S BEAUTY IN SACRED DANCE AND DRAMA By Sister Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI, and Brother Rufino Zaragoza, OFM Deep Roots

Deep Roots of Bodily Movement in Christianity and in Asian Ritual “The Word became flesh and dwelt among us,” proclaims John’s gospel. Christianity is not just a religion of the invisible mystery of the Holy One, but a religion in

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The Sacred Dance: A Great Classical Art is Adapted to the Liturgy By George Proksch S.V.D. Sacred Dance Journal – Volume 7 ‐1 1964

Sacred Dance Journal – Volume 7 ‐1 1964 The usual theme of the classical dance of India, in whatever form, is a religious event or  sentiment…Actually Shiva is a considered the creator of the dance and its greatest comic  performer…Coomaraswamy says

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