Arthur Aghajanian


Arthur Aghajanian is a Christian contemplative and essayist. His work explores visual culture through a spiritual lens. His essays have appeared in a variety of publications, including Plough, Ekstasis, Tiferet Journal, Genealogies of Modernity, Dappled Things, and many others. His podcast, “Visually Sacred: Conversations on the Power of Images” explores how images influence our understanding of reality and the sacred. Visit him at

The Arts as Resistance

What are the implications for any society that emphasizes monuments to power and domination over imagination and the arts?