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Last Supper

The Bible Unlocked: Becoming a Christ

Kristina Kaine | Posted 05.09.2016 | Religion
Kristina Kaine

The Bible is the story of the developing human spirit. The books of the Bible tell us where we came from, where we are going, and how to get there. Fr...

Drinking Wine and Washing Feet

Josh Cobia | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion
Josh Cobia

Let's recap this Last Supper deal shall we? First off, we have a former prostitute busting in on the meal, dumping some VERY expensive perfume on Jesus's head.

The Other Leonardo (da Vinci) in Our Lives

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.15.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

We know that Leonardo da Vinci was a genius. He gave us many great paintings (Think Mona Lisa or La Joconde) and was the inventor of hundreds of sophi...

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Just Me and Mona -- Alone with Great Art

Rick Steves | Posted 12.08.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

In Italy, I've been all alone in a room full of Botticelli paintings, with Bernini's "Apollo Chasing Daphne", with Leonardo's "Last Supper", and with two masterful Davids: Donatello's and Michelangelo's. Each experience was a kind of artistic climax, leaving me craving a cigarette.

Disclaimerland & Validation Via Virtue

Kimann Schultz | Posted 07.15.2016 | Arts
Kimann Schultz

If the display or broadcasting of creative works were reliant on a virtue rubric, then our museum walls would be nearly empty, our radio waves and streaming would run rather silent, our bookshelves would be quite bare....or chock full of posted disclaimers....?

Should Christians Celebrate Passover?

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 05.25.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

One of my lasting memories from college is celebrating Passover with Chelsea Clinton. We shared the Passover meal with several friends, and during it I asked her if she had ever celebrated Passover.

Ancient Christian Charm Discovered In University Library

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion

A recently re-discovered papyrus amulet dating from the 6th century may offer a fascinating glimpse into early Christian life. Lecturer Roberta Ma...

What Nobody Tells You About Your Favorite Tourist Attractions

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.22.2014 | Travel

We've all felt the blow of a travel letdown and ridden the high when a place far exceeds our expectations. Before your next visit to a major touris...

Jewish Groups To Demonstrate Against Pope Francis Visit

Religion News Service | Michele Chabin | Posted 05.22.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) Ahead of Pope Francis’ visit, Jewish religious and nationalist groups plan to demonstrate Thursday (May 22) to demand that the Israe...

Orthodox Jews Protest Upcoming Pope Visit To Jerusalem

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.12.2014 | Religion

Hundreds of Orthodox Jews gathered on Monday at a Jerusalem holy site Pope Francis is due to visit during his Holy Land trip May 24-26. The Cen...

Daily Meditation: Maundy Thursday

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Beyonce's 'Last Supper' Photo Isn't What You Think

Posted 12.31.2013 | Religion

The media was buzzing yesterday with reports that Beyonce had "replaced Jesus" in a picture of Da Vinci's Last Supper, which depicts the last meal of ...

The Last Supper Like You've Never Seen It

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 12.18.2013 | Religion

Fatima Ali and her group of Muslim friends host an annual Friendsgiving, and this year they decided to commemorate the occasion in an epic way. For th...

Moscow Maelstrom: Lightweight Biennale Outshone by Satellite Shows & Atypical Art Fair

Simon Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

The 5th Moscow Biennale, which closed October 20, saw Political Correctness rear its head beneath the Kremlin walls as feminist Belgian curator Catherine de Zegher turned the swanky Manège exhibition center into a Global Bazaar.

Tselkov In New York: Brutal Beauty at the Back of the Candy-Store

Simon Hewitt | Posted 07.27.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

After wowing London with his Last Supper at Saatchi during the Winter, Oleg Tselkov hit New York this Spring.

What Diplomats Can Learn from Pope Francis

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Institutions such as the International Criminal Court and various treaty bodies are the tide. However, the capacity to recognize the human being in the other is at the source of a new "Golden Rule" that will fashion relationships of compatibility, even synergy over adversity.

'The Bible' Series: An Invitation to 'Change the World'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.08.2013 | Religion
Jim Wallis

That's what we are going to do: change the world. Not just to save a few people from hell and get them to heaven, not to judge all the non-Christians, not to abandon the earth for mansions in the hereafter, not to make sure we all believe the right doctrinal things....

Sweetbird Studio: Wearable Shrines of Intention for Body and Soul... and Canine Companion

BJ Gallagher | Posted 04.29.2013 | Style
BJ Gallagher

"I save a lot of money on shrinks by making art instead. I consider each piece a 'wearable healing shrine of intention.' My jewelry is humble I don't ask myself, 'What do I need to tech the world?' but rather, 'What do I need to learn?'"

The Last Supper, As Told By Instagram

Foodbeast | Posted 04.07.2013 | Taste
Foodbeast

It's hard to imagine what dinner looked like before the days of Instagram.

Leonardo and the Last Supper by Ross King

Michael Roth | Posted 03.23.2013 | College
Michael Roth

"The Last Supper" seemed to many to be a miraculous work of art because its revolutionary combination of realism, dramatic power and attention to detail was unlike anything before. By casting light on the historical context of the work, King has enabled us to see the painting anew.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Legacy

Posted 05.02.2012 | Arts

Most of us know the Leonardo's famous works by now. From the "Last Supper" to the "Vitruvian Man" and, of course, the "Mona Lisa", Leonardo's masterpi...

The Grandeur And Fanfare Of Malta's Good Friday Celebrations

Meg Pier | Posted 06.06.2012 | Religion
Meg Pier

Scanning the faces of the multitude assembled, I saw that their countenances were reverential rather than delighted, and deeply moved more than amused; some had tears in their eyes.

PHOTOS: Pope Washes Feet At Mass Of Last Supper

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2012 | Religion

(Reuters) - Pope Benedict washed and dried the feet of 12 men at a traditional Holy Thursday service commemorating Christ's gesture of humility to his...

Was The Last Supper A Passover Seder?

Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Religion
Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

Early Christians struggled over whether and how to observe Passover. The Gospels may represent this struggle with their differing portrayals of when Jesus and the disciples ate that meal.