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Cherie Peacock
The conversion of French writer Paul Claudel was sudden and profound. On a Christmas Eve when he was 18 years old, he attended Vespers at Notre...
Anthony Esolen
Many Catholics complain that the music at their local parish is deplorable.Are they just cranks with antiquarian and high-brow taste? No.There...
Michael Schrauzer
Madonna and Child with Saint Peter and Saint John the Evangelist (c. 1360) by Nardo di Cione. Located in the National Gallery of Art,...
Michael Schrauzer
The Oath of the Horatii (1784) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825), Louvre, Paris In the waning years of the 18th century, two morally flawed...
Michael Schrauzer
The sacrifice of Isaac made for the Baptistery door competition by Lorenzo Ghiberti. Located in the Museo Nazationale del Bargello, Florence,...
Michael Schrauzer
The Annunciation (1455) by Rogier van der Weyden, located in the Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.Annunciation (predella panel from The...
Rollin A. Lasseter
"Oh, you’re a liberal-arts major. What are you going to do, teach?" Liberal-arts degree holders are familiar with contemporary assumptions...
Michael Schrauzer
Medusa (1597) by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, located in the Uffizi, Florence, Italy. It must take a special kind of artistic audacity...
Icons have long fascinated me, and I have often heard how they are written and not drawn, and how they require spiritual discipline to produce...
I have long enjoyed “Eyes to See” in This Rock. The world of art seems a splendid meeting ground for thinkers from differing backgrounds,...