There is an amazing array of Christian art covering the story of Jonah, the reluctant prophet. Click through to see the full gallery of images I’ve collected.
Christ at the centre of zodiac, Dekoulou monastery, Greece
Nativity by Jackson Beardy
A nativity image by Rachael Saunders
A painting of the last supper from Ethiopia
It is not uncommon for people to have a very lopsided view of Jesus (and consequently God). Some see only his tenderness. Others see only his toughness. The written accounts we have though suggest Jesus was both. Tender on the downtrodden. Tough on those doing the treading. Tender on the humble. Tough on the proud.Continue reading “The tenderness and toughness of Jesus”
Washing of Feet by Sieger Köder Sieger Köder (1925-2015) was a German priest-painter. He was a prisoner of war during World War II and also participated in the Catholic Neudeutschland movement. Köder’s work shows the artistic influence of Chagall and is distinctive for its strong colours and robust, chunky figures.
Annunciation by Nigerian artist Paul Woelfel
The Annunciation by Linda Sutton
Annunication to Mary by Sawai Chinnawong, Thailand