In this blog post, we will explore how art is used in Christianity. 

We’re not going to be able to cover everything in this one blog post, because art is used in Christianity in a myriad of different ways. Nevertheless, I hope that you will find this helpful and informative. Please feel free to leave a comment with any additions of ‘how art is used in Christianity. 

Let’s get started…

In Church Buildings

  • Stain glass windows
  • Fonts
  • Other furniture – particularly if carved or decorated in some artistic way
  • Wall art – paintings, banners, etc. 
  • Posters 

In homes

  • Wall art – original art,  illustrations, etc. 
  • Prints
  • Posters

In public places

  • statues

In books

  • To illustrate books and Bibles
  • In books about churches etc.

On the internet

  • Social media posts
  • Blog posts
  • Articles
  • Christian Publications

On apparel and stationery

As gifts

  • For religious festivals
  • For baptisms, naming days, dedications, Christenings
  • For weddings, birthdays, anniversaries

As you can see from the list and examples above, there are lots of ways that art is used in Christianity. What other ways are there? Let me know in the comments – I’d love to hear from you.

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