Sunday, April 12, 2015

Symbol of Heaven

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Today is Easter Sunday in the Orthodox Church.

Two readings:

"Ancient Symbol of Heaven"

From "Misunderstood Masterpiece," an essay
in the Jesuit weekly America  on Salvador Dali's
"The Sacrament of the Last Supper" —

"The setting is distinctive: a dodecahedron,
or 12-sided space, that we perceive in the
pentagon-shaped windowpanes behind the
table. The architecture is also transparent.
The dodecahedron is an ancient symbol of
heaven, where this event is taking place.
This is the realm of the Father…."

— Michael Anthony Novak, Nov. 5, 2012

Scholarship, Not Rhetoric

A PDF of the Kotrc paper is available online.

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