“Whenever our interior life becomes caught up in its own interests and concerns, there is no longer room for others, no place for the poor..." - Evangelii Gaudium

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Monk...



Crucified.

I like this image very much. 

5 comments:

  1. Very cool ... the demons must be the seven deadly sins. The only one I can recognize is "porneia" - lust. The others are hard to read - must be some late Byzantine script or some kind of early Cyrillic.

    Any Eastern rite Catholics out there who can read this stuff?

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  2. "I like this image very much."

    Me too.

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  3. Powerful image.

    One of my personal favorites is Schongauer's "Temptation of St. Anthony." He is shown ravaged by demons, but with a look of steely placidity on his face.

    http://genelempp.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/inner-demon-st-anthony.jpg?w=640

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  4. Have you been to Miss Christine's website, Laudum Gloriae?

    It is really, really good.

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