Patrick Toner

About Patrick Toner

Patrick Toner is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University. He writes about analytic metaphysics and the thought of St. Thomas Aquinas...and Norman Rockwell. He earned his Masters in philosophy from Franciscan University of Steubenville and his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

The Episcopalian Imagination of Norman Rockwell

By |2020-08-03T15:07:15-05:00October 10th, 2014|Categories: Art, Christianity|

Despite his walking away from regular religious devotion, the Episcopalian imagination of Norman Rockwell soaks his artistic vision in liturgical imagery, particularly his color choices. Contrary to a widespread misconception, Norman Rockwell was not a conventionally religious man. He was raised Episcopalian and spent many boyhood hours in church serving in the choir. But as an [...]

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