William A. Dyrness is professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary, and the author most recently of Modern Art and the Life of a Culture (with Jonathan Anderson).
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We seem to be in the midst of a sea change in attitudes toward the visual, even in worship. For one thing, since the middle of the last century, a major change has been taking place in our visual environment. Whereas previously print culture predominated, with the rise of television and movies we have entered an era in which visual images are dominant and inescapable.