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2nd Sun Advent C
Sunday 9th December 2018


Image supplied by Lois Munro
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Visual Meditation

Looking at art works or movies is a great way to open ourselves to the meaning of the Gospels. Seeing can bypass our preconceived notions, giving us new vistas of enlightenment. With painting or sculpture one needs to sit quietly and absorb the dynamics of the piece. The drama of movies more easily engages us and offers a way to conversation about the Gospel with other members of your family.

This Sunday's Visual Meditation

ART WORKS

  • John the Baptist is often regarded as a stern figure but note the tenderness in this carving at Chartres Cathedral (click red text)
  • This relief of John preaching in the wilderness in at Amiens Cathedral (click red text)
  • This is painting by Francesco Bacchiacca](http://www.wga.hu/art/b/bacchiac/preach.jpg) note the variety of people listening to John. (click red text)
  • Note the interplay of light and day in REMBRANDT Harmenszoon van Rijn Rembrandt’s John the Baptist preaching (click red text)
  • Hieronymus Bosch always seems to have a very strange interpretation. (click red text)

MOVIES

  • The Painted Veil
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