An Inlaid Gospel Cover

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  The idea for this gospel cover began several years ago. I discussed with Jonathan Pageau the possibility of  using his stone carvings as inlaid icons in wooden liturgical pieces. He is able to carve the steatite stone slabs quite…

Where is Heaven?

Moses receives the Law.  Leo Bible. 10th century.

(Having seen the many furious comments made by scientist types to my last article, I thought it might be necessary to slow things down a bit in order to make myself clearer, and so I will speak of sacred art…

Most of The Time The Earth Is Flat.

Christ at the center of the Zodiac.  Dekoulou Monastery, Greece

Science, modern science that is, has engulfed nearly our entire gaze. It has become the transparent self-effacing tableau on which we experience the world, the glasses we wear to judge the truth, the standard we hold against our experience. Self-obvious…