Scripture

Day 13 – The Boy-King of Bethlehem: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 12 – A King on a Throne: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 11 – The People He Wanted: Reflection, Questions and Art During Advent

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

Day 10 – The War Within: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 9 – Never Forget This Moment: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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,...

Day 8 – Four Hundred Years: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 7 – Walking With A Limp: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 6 – Jacob and Two Women: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 5 – God Will Provide A Lamb: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 4 – Number the Stars of Heaven: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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...

Day 3 – Redemption Amid the Wreckage: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

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

Day 2 – Hear: Reflection, Questions, and Art During Advent

Consider “Long before John the Baptizer ever set foot in the Jordan, even before the days of King David and...

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