Tag Archives: Christianity

1349: Wound

Jean Le Noir: Prayer Book of Bonne of Luxembourg, Duchess of Normandy (before 1349); this page shows the chest wound of Christ. (source) One of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and … Continue reading

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1895: Procession

Giuseppe Pellizza da Volpedo: The Procession (1892-1895)

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2009: Crumbs

D. R. McCoy: Crumbs (2009); “I have been studying the Book of Acts recently, which reminded me that gentiles like myself are only allowed into the kingdom because we are receiving the ‘crumbs’ discarded by the people in Jesus’ day. … Continue reading

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1770: Trifacial Trinity

Painted by an anonymous artist of Peru’s Cusco School in the mid-eighteenth century (c. 1750 – 1770), this work sought to represent the Roman Catholic doctrine of the Holy Trinity. The typology—known as a Trifacial Trinity—had been banned by the … Continue reading

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1551: The Harrowing of Hell

Pieter van der Heyden: The Descent of Christ into Limbo (1551) In the Christian tradition, between his death on the cross and the resurrection Christ descended into Hell to rescue the souls of the righteous who lived before him and … Continue reading

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1940s: Singing on the Mountain

Hugh M. Morton: “Singing on the Mountain” Preacher (1940s – 1950s); unidentified preacher at “Singing on the Mountain” gospel festival, Grandfather Mountain, NC. (source)

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1929: Versions

          Saint Francis Church, Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico Anna Skeele (1930) Ansel Adams (1929) Paul Strand (1931) Georgia O’Keefe (1929)

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