Biblical Literacy

Advent Art, Day 13: The Boy-King of Bethlehem

About the Art: Michelangelo, David, 1501-04, Marble statue, Galleria dell’Accademia, Florence, Italy. Click here to learn more about this iconic statue....

Advent Art, Day 12: King Saul

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn, David Playing the Harp for Saul, 1629, oil on panel, 50.2 x 61.8 cm,...

Advent Art, Day 11: The Days of the Judges

About the Art: Nicholas Poussin, The Adoration of the Golden Calf, c. 1634, oil on canvas, 154 x 214 cm,...

Advent Art, Day 10: The War Within

About the Art: Tintoretto, The Jews in the Desert, c. 1593, Oil on canvas, 377 x 576 cm, San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice. Click here...

Advent Art, Day 9: Blood on the Doorpost

About the Art: J.M.W. Turner R.A.,  (1775-1851), The Tenth Plague of Egypt, 1802, oil on canvas, 143.5 x 236.2 cm, Tate Britain, London,...

Advent Art, Day 8: Four Hundred Years

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn, Jacob Blessing the Sons of Joseph, 1656, oil on canvas, 173 x 206 cm, Museumslandschaft...

Advent Art, Day 7: Walking With A Limp

About the Art: Eugène Delacroix, Jacob Wrestling with the Angel, c. 1857, fresco, 758 × 491 cm, Saint-Sulpice Church, Paris. Click here...

Advent Art, Day 6: Jacob and Two Women

About the Art: Gustave Dore’, The Burial of Sarah, 1866, engraving, private collection. Click here to see the full work....

Advent Art, Day 5: God Will Provide A Lamb

About the Art: Caravaggio, The Sacrifice of Isaac, c. 1603, oil on canvas, 104 x 135 cm, Uffizi Gallery, Florence,...

Advent Art, Day 4: Number the Stars of Heaven

About the Art: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889, Oil on canvas, 73.7 cm × 92.1 cm, Museum of Modern Art, New York...

Advent Art, Day 3: Redemption Amid the Wreckage

About the Art: Tintoretto, The Temptation of Adam, c. 1552, Oil on canvas, 150 x 220 cm, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy....

Advent Art, Day 2: Hear

About the Art: Rembrandt van Rijn, St. John the Baptist Preaching, c. 1634, Oil on canvas laid down on panel, 62 x...

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