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Gethsemane, Part 7: An Abstract Perspective

This painting is part of a Stations of the Cross series by French street artist 3TTman.  He said he’s intrigued by religious symbology, the art of expression by symbols, which is why he chose to tell the story of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Gethsemane, Part 5: Angry Jesus, Rockin’ It Out in the Garden

We’ve heard what the Gospel writers said about Jesus in Gethsemane. Now it’s time to examine a Hollywood perspective. In 1973, the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar hit the big screen, with actor-singer Ted Neeley playing Jesus. One of the … Continue reading

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Gethsemane, Part 4: To Drink Or Not To Drink?

Jesus’ prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane has always been a question-raiser for me, mostly on the subject of wills.  I might have alternatively entitled this post “A Will Divided?”. Before I go any further, let me first cite the … Continue reading

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