Madeleine Emerald Thiele

The Victorian Butterfly muses upon Art, Angels & other stuff in between.



Transforming Christian Thought in the Visual Arts – out soon!

  Visual Theology are delighted to announce that our edited volume Transforming Christian Thought in the Visual Arts: Theology, Aesthetics, and Practice will be shortly published, and should be available to purchase from June! Order here from Routledge.

Merry Christmas!

  May next year be a better one! x

Visual Theology ii Conference Report

Visual Theology ii 21st and 22nd September 2019 Marlborough College Chapel: in association with Marlborough College, Wiltshire     Our two-day conference ‘Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni’ was part of the international John Ruskin bicentenary celebrations. The event was held... Continue Reading →

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Visual Theology II Programme

We’re delighted to confirm a wonderful line-up of speakers below for our John Ruskin bicentenary event, Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni  Timings and biographies will be published in our printed programme for the event. Booking is now live online and... Continue Reading →

Visual Theology I Conference Report

Visual Theology I 19th-20th October 2018 The Bishop’s Palace, Chichester; The Chapel of the Ascension, University of Chichester; in association with the Diocese of Chichester Our two-day conference explored ‘Transformative Looking Between the Visual Arts and Christian Doctrine (1850-Now)’. Together... Continue Reading →

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  You can see our full conference report here.

William Blake: unveiling the unveiler

'These things that you call finished are not even begun; how then can they be finished?' In 2004, two people arrived in Bunhill Fields Cemetery, Islington. They were there to see William Blake’s grave. They were surprised to find a... Continue Reading →

Postgraduate CfP: Reassessing Burne-Jones

Postgraduate Call for Papers: Reassessing Burne-Jones Oxford, 21-22 February 2019 Keynotes: Stacey Sell (National Gallery, Washington D.C.) Fiona Mann (Oxford-Brookes University) In light of the latest exhibition on Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) at Tate Britain (24 October 2018-24 February 2019, this... Continue Reading →

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