Art and Religion Panel, Greatest Snow on Earth
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 200
- Dec 18, 2015 10:00 pm
- 1:44:02 mins
Art and Religion Panel (1:03) Guests: Elliott Wise, PhD, Instructor of Art History at BYU; Kirk Richards, Artist; Anthony Sweat, PhD, Professor of Religion at BYU How do you paint the face of God? What color, what gaze, what form should it take? Where does an accomplished artist begin to tackle such a task – and perhaps more importantly, why? Save Me from My Demons Cherubim and a Flaming Sword Christo V Isenheim Altarpiece Greatest Snow on Earth (52:15) Guest: Jim Steenburgh, PhD, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah and Author of “Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth.” Snow is a big deal in the Western US, bringing in billions of dollars in tourism revenue from California to Washington, Idaho to Colorado. There’s heated debate among skiers and state tourism officials about where the best snow can be found. Since the 1960s, Utah has brazenly claimed to have The Greatest Snow on Earth. Marketing ploy? Yes, but there’s some scientific fact to it as well.