THE HIGHEST FORM OF INTELLECTUAL ART
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De Neef writes that the “potential tion for those ignorant of the for confusion is absent in the Bible, fact that cartooning is one of in which Jesus Christ unequivocally the highest forms of intellectual renounces art. any compulsion or violence”. Is he referring to the oft-reUnlike bright colours and peated verse that if “someone strikes you on one cheek; turn to him the other also?” How practical is this injunction? Mentioning incidents without proper contextual analyses could lead to polarising interpretations. ARSHAD HOOSEN
Howick • Letters on Islam were also received from Ali Ebrahim of Newholmes, Pietermaritzburg; M. Clark of Himeville; and Rory N. Whyte of Durban. shapes on a canvas, illustrative cartooning captures a moment and is often documentary and humorous, highlighting many aspects of life for posterity.
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MARIA COLLINS Pelham, Pietermaritzburg