The Phantom Tollbooth
Music and more from a Christian perspective
Slow down, and have your change ready
For the first time, the Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to a musician. It will not be the first time that Bob Dylan, recently announced as winner, has annoyed the purists.
Anyone who has followed Jethro Tull for some time may find it hard to make sense of singer and bandleader Ian Anderson’s spiritual life. His Aqualung anti-church railings gave way to near-pagan Solstice celebrations on Songs from the Wood, which themselves (via a multi-faith instrumental solo album) gave way to a very decent Christmas album with no real sign of irony.
The only way to make sense was to speak to Ian Anderson himself and ask him to guide me through the story.
The second type of artists, the ones concerned with creating great art
Some new releases get launched with a huge media blast, while some just seep out slowly. One that surely deserves a blast, but has quietly evolved in stages, is Andy Hunter’s Presence project, its vision to inspire people’s reflections and experience God’s presence in their everyday lives.
The Inhabit Conference is a three day event held in New York City and is put together by the International Arts Movement or as it is referred to as I.A.M. (Photo credit: International Arts Movement)
Sharing time with McDonald is refreshing and real...
much like spending time with his music.
Iona talked to the Tollbooth about the background to their 'Writers' Pick' album, Another Realm.
Befuddled Irony Presented Live
Juliet Stevenson takes on the role of Mother Teresa in the new drama
Lifest continues to be successful in every way.
Ten Best Films of 2013 are listed in alphabetical order:
Where, or where has the time gone…