By Nathan Hendley
Union University news office
JACKSON — Union University’s art department is building a sculpture to show solidarity with those whose churches have been destroyed in recent months.
Lee Benson, university professor of art and department chair, said the new sculpture was initially envisioned to stand in solidarity with the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris after a fire broke out there in April. He said it was expanded to honor six African-American churches that were burned in Louisiana in April and March and the churches destroyed in Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka. [Read more…]