CASC Lumen Magazine_Spr 2021

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And for all this, nature is never spent; There lives the dearest freshness deep down things; And though the last lights off the black West went Oh, morning, at the brown brink eastward, springs — Because the Holy Ghost over the bent World broods with warm breast and with ah! bright wings.

from “God’s Grandeur” by Gerard Manley Hopkins, SJ

about how God’s grandeur, the impact of Christ’s Incarnation, can be found at the intersection of faith and culture through literature, history, art, philosophy, technology and more. The inaugural episode features iconographer and teacher Nicholas Markell of Markell Studios, the second explores transhumanism and the Netflix series “Black Mirror” with Paul Treschow (see the following article on Page 22). Additional season one episode topics include St. Thérèse de Lisieux , popular American political philosopher Russell Kirk , and relatively unknown German-Japanese Catholic writer Ida Friederike Görres.

Artist and iconographer Nicholas Markell is pictured in his home studio in Hugo, Minnesota.

St. Thérèse de Lisieux, age 15

Russell Kirk in 1962

“Deep Down Things” is available on all major podcasting platforms, including SoundCloud and Spotify. Listeners can become patrons of the show and receive additional content by visiting . Patron content includes digital copies of the featured articles as well as mini-episodes, which are corresponding spiritual reflections to the main episodes, provided by Evans and Hagan.

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