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Will tomorrow be the ‘end of the world’?

Maybe, but I’m suspecting no.  Readers will no doubt have heard about a Christian group going around, informing the world that 21 May 2011 is the day that God will issue his divine judgment upon the earth.  This is said to include an event called the ‘Rapture’, in which Christians will be taken from the … Continue reading

The Evolution of the Crucifixion in Art, part VI – Grünewald’s masterpiece

This is the fifth part in a series of seven posts entitled ‘The Evolution of the Crucifixion in Art’, which attempts to identify and justify some changes in crucifixion depictions throughout history.  Read the first, second, third, fourth and fifth parts to catch up. Introduction Theological and ecclesiastical developments in the Western Church Social and … Continue reading

The Evolution of the Crucifixion in Art, part II – Theological & ecclesiastical developments in the Western Church

This is the second part in a series of seven posts entitled ‘The Evolution of the Crucifixion in Art’, which attempts to identify and justify some changes in crucifixion depictions throughout history.  Read the first part to catch up. Introduction Theological and ecclesiastical developments in the Western Church Social and cultural developments in the Western … Continue reading