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None Of Us Faces Judgment Alone: ‘Zurbarán’S Jacob And His Twelve Sons’ At The Frick, Griffin Oleynick Mar 2018

None Of Us Faces Judgment Alone: ‘Zurbarán’S Jacob And His Twelve Sons’ At The Frick, Griffin Oleynick

Catholic Studies Faculty Publications

Our turning to God during Lent, and our experience of new life at Easter, either happens together, as part of a family of faith, or not at all.

A new exhibition of Spanish paintings by the Golden Age master Francisco de Zurbarán (1598–1664), “Jacob and His Twelve Sons: Paintings from Auckland Castle,” on view through April 22 at the Frick Collection in New York City, provides a refreshing reminder of this dynamic by bringing us into conversation with our religious ancestors, the Old Testament Patriarchs.


Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser Jan 2009

Richard Newhauser (Ed.), The Seven Deadly Sins: From Communities To Individuals (Book Review), Denise A. Kaiser

History Faculty Publications

Book review by Denise Kaiser:

ISBN 9789004157859


Nietzsche And The Religion Of The Future, Steven Michels Jan 2004

Nietzsche And The Religion Of The Future, Steven Michels

Government Faculty Publications

This article examines the place of religion in Nietzsche’s writings and how it fits with the task of a “new philosopher.” Although Nietzsche opposes all otherworldly, monotheistic religions, it is incorrect to say that Nietzsche proposes atheism as a solution. Religion, he contends, is an essential part of any healthy culture. Nietzsche’s new philosophy would fashion gods consistent with the natural order of rank and the highest aims of man.

Nietzsche conceives of modernity not as progress but an unhealthy and dangerous break with tradition that he seeks to set right. Consequently, he turns to the greatness of ...


Continental Drift, Tectonics, And Joshua, Joel W. Block Jan 1980

Continental Drift, Tectonics, And Joshua, Joel W. Block

Physics Faculty Publications

The Bible has served as a source of spiritual inspiration for many centuries. It has been used as a text in the academic disciplines of history, geography, archeology, literature, law, language, and health, as well as in theology. Yet this multipurpose manuscript has been virtually ignored as an earth science reference It is this writer's intent to demonstrate the Bible's value as a geological resource.


Astronomy And The Bible: Joshua's Long Day, Joel W. Block Nov 1977

Astronomy And The Bible: Joshua's Long Day, Joel W. Block

Physics Faculty Publications

The Bible has served as a multipurpose text for thousands of years. However, the Bible has been ignored in the area of astronomy. Several teaching points can be demonstrated using the Bible stories and modern astronomical principles.