A painting of the last supper from Ethiopia
You could be forgiven if you struggle to reconcile the Gospel of Mark with the Gospel of John, especially over the question of whether the Last Supper was a Passover Meal or not. But if that resonates with you I recommend you read Phil Schomber’s exploration of the question in his article, Isn’t the Bible Full ofContinue reading “Was the Last Supper a Passover Meal or Not?”
You’ve seen many paintings of the last supper before, but probably not like this. Which is a pity. Because it is true that Jews at the time of Jesus actually reclined at tables. Consider these verses from the gospel according to Luke: When one of the Pharisees invited Jesus to have dinner with him, heContinue reading “Jewish Jesus Art”
Admiral Akbar had good intentions … but missed the bigger picture.
“Doctor Who Last Supper” by teutelquessir. I’m thinking its missing a sonic screw driver and the angels from “Blink”. Thinkers may also want to check out the Last Supper of the Scientists and the Doctor Who Penultimate Supper featuring David Tennant.
Yesterday I had to explain to my sons the difference between the Star Wars canon (Episodes 1-6) and the Star Wars apocrypha (the Clone Wars cartoons, the various spinoff novels, and the Youtube fandom movies). Watching the Clone Wars they kept asking, “Is this Episode 7?” No, no, it lacks the authority of the NewContinue reading “Explaining the Canon”
Finally an Easter publicity stunt I actually find interesting. In a new book, The Mystery of the Last Supper, physicist Sir Colin Humphrey argues that the last supper occurred on Wednesday, April 1, AD33, rather than on a Thursday. He’s suggesting that Jesus celebrated the Passover early using a pre-exilic calendar, dating from before the Jewish exile to Babylon,Continue reading “New theory on date of Last Supper”
“The Last Supper” by Tigermyuou The artist writes: “I created my painting as Eastern style. (Thai and Persia Art) It’ have many symbolic more than old artists. I design Jesus standing post with cub’s grave wind, he is standing on the dove and graves carpet. It’s mean to the human and God will together butContinue reading “The Last Supper, Eastern Style”
“The Last Supper” by dr-thor-von-faust. The artist writes: “my murky satire on the last supper; alternate title “She was always too busy to sit next to me”. People from left to right: Frederich Nietze, Dr. Sigmund Freud, Salvador Dali, Anton LaVey, Christoph Wilke, Mark Ryden, Dr. Thor Von Faust, ATOM!, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, Joe Coleman,Continue reading “The Last Supper on the Dark Side”
This reimagining of the last supper features Galileo, Curie, Oppenheimer, Newton, Pasteur, Hawking, Einstein, Sagan, Edison, Aristotle, Tyson, Dawkins, Darwin. Seems like an Atheist’s religious dream, except Einstein was no Atheist. Now, was that an oops?