Lenten Reflection on the Cleveland Museum of Art’s ‘Master of Rabenden Vesperbild’

What meaning do we make of images of suffering that portray Christ’s passion and death? Vesperbild (Pietà) c. 1515-20 MASTER OF RABENDEN Lindenwood, polychromed and gilded Overall: 89.1 x 78.7 x 32.4 cm Cleveland Museum of Art I still remember the interior conflict that befell me after seeing Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List for the first […]

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About Michael E. DeSanctis

Michael E. DeSanctis is Professor of Fine Arts and Theology at Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, as well as the director of its honors program. He serves as a design consultant to Catholic parishes involved in the construction or renovation of places of worship and has written for a number of publications, including Emmanuel.