Why God is a White Man: God the Father in Western Art

Chances are you’ve seen God in a painting, be it as a kindly old man, a hand descending from the clouds or a ray of sun rippling across the trees. And you might have wondered why exactly God is portrayed as a bearded white man. The history behind this is more complicated than it might seem at first. Continue reading Why God is a White Man: God the Father in Western Art

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I Wrote a Novel in 30 Days

On November 30th I finished writing my second novel. It feels weird to call it my second novel because the first one was written in a haze of youth, naivety and sophomoric storytelling. I know for a fact that I’ll look back on this project in the same light when a similar amount of time has passed, but for now it’s the apex of my creative efforts to date. Continue reading I Wrote a Novel in 30 Days