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By Scott Neely 1 Corinthians 12:7
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In this moving work, artist Scott Neely continues his series in response to 1 Corinthians 12:1-11 and ponders symbols of the Spirit: dove, waters of baptism, and sheer energy.

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Year
2017
Title
The Spirit
Medium
Gouache on paper
Dimensions
60” x 11”
Curated By
Marlanda Dekine

Scripture

1 Corinthians 12:7

7 But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to every man to profit withal.

Artist
Scott Neely

Scott Neely

From the Artist

This peace, this breadth, this power

in us all,

for us all.

Biography
Scott Neely directs the Project for Community Transformation, an initiative to strengthen congregations to transform our communities. He works intensively with the social justice organization Speaking Down Barriers, which uses facilitated dialogue to build our life together across the differences that divide us. [...] Read More

Scott Neely directs the Project for Community Transformation, an initiative to strengthen congregations to transform our communities. He works intensively with the social justice organization Speaking Down Barriers, which uses facilitated dialogue to build our life together across the differences that divide us. He is a graduate of Wofford College and Harvard Divinity School. Neely served at First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg, SC from 2006-2015, first as Director of Missions and then as Pastoral Executive. In April 2015 he presented a TEDx talk on race and racism entitled “What Will I Teach My Son?

A practicing artist, his work fuses writing, painting, and digital media. He writes: “My method balances expression and simplicity. I make visual poems: succinct, present, for the heart.” His work may be found at www.neelyprojects.com.

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