Jesus appoints the twelve

This is the story of Jesus appointing the twelve as told in the Gospel of Mark: Jesus went up on a mountainside and called to him those he wanted, and they came to him. He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority to drive … Continue reading Jesus appoints the twelve

Jesus healing, Ethiopian style

I sourced this from Sacred Pilgrim where you will find more Ethiopian Christian Art. It's a real treasure trove. Unfortunately I couldn't find who the artist was. I find Ethiopian Christianity intriguing as it's an example of Christianity that survived for millenia beyond the Christendom known to Europeans. You may recall from the book of … Continue reading Jesus healing, Ethiopian style

Entry into Jerusalem, Ethiopian Style

I have not been able to track down the artist behind this image of "Our Lord's Entry into Jerusalem" but I'm led to believe it originates from Ethiopia. It is worth noting that Christianity in Ethiopia dates back to the first century, where it thrived for centuries, often in isolation from Europe. The story of … Continue reading Entry into Jerusalem, Ethiopian Style

Moses and the Ten Commandments

Above is an illustration of Moses and the Ten Commandments by Barbara Goshu. If you like it you can check out more of her icon-influenced Christian art at her website. Here's her bio: "Barbara Goshu is a Polish national, educated in the medieval city of Krakow. She studied graphic arts, painting and sculpture at Krakow University′s Academy … Continue reading Moses and the Ten Commandments

Ethopian Orthodox Christian Art – Virgin and Child

Anonymous painter. Triptych with Virgin and Child Flanked by archangels, scenes from the life of Christ, apostles and Saint George and Saint Mercurius. Ethiopia (Gojjam?), late 17th century. Tempera on panel. 14 78 x 4 5/16 inches left; 15 1/8 x 9 inches center; 15 1/16 x 4 7/16 inches right. 36.7 museum purchased, the … Continue reading Ethopian Orthodox Christian Art – Virgin and Child