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Sunday, July 02, 2006
Contrast in Studies

Back in Wilmore now-- I'll take the next several days to unpack more of the gathering at Yale, a.k.a Revival Camp. Actually, it will probably take years to completely unfold for me. Anyhow, here's a start.

The top two photos are of the Yale Repertory Theatre (a.k.a. the Calvary Baptist Church circa. 1869) The bottom two were found within about fifteen feet of each other in the historic Dwight Edwards Chapel on the "old campus" of Yale University. They narrate the story(ies). In fact, Yale itself is a microcosm of the movement from modernity to post-modernity; from one meta-narrative to a hundred or even a thousand fractured narratives all of which resist any larger sense of grand story. I couldn't get two of these turned right, and yet that forms a sort of parable in itself. By clicking on the images they will enlarge giving you the opportunity to read the fine print.

posted by John David Walt | at 7/02/2006 10:08:00 PM



Anonymous chad said...

this all looks way to awesome. i remember when i was on harvards campus a few years ago. the tour was led by someone not affliated with the school. we talked about alot of the same things that you have blogged about. this all looked really cool.

12:37 PM EDT  
Blogger JohnDeere said...

thanks chad-- when do you get to wilmore?

1:25 PM EDT  
Anonymous chad said...

i will actually be in town in a week or so from the 15-18 trying to find a house. we don't move until late aug.thanks for asking

10:20 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

They had Baptists in the north????????

Love all the photos-
love to all - Aunt Shannon

3:58 PM EDT  

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