Category Archives: Books and Articles

The Unveiling (Gk: Apocalypse)

 Last year, my ninety-nine-year-old Aunt Lucy gave me her 1928 copy of The Drama of Christianity / An Interpretation of the Book of Revelation by S. L. Morris. She had received it when she joined the church at age twenty. … Continue reading

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ADVENT /INCARNATION III — EPIPHANY

HAPPY NEW YEAR from SOLI DEO GLORIA STUDIO ADVENT Week 5  (December 29-January 6)  EPIPHANY We are still celebrating Advent. This first week of 2014 2015, when our calendars remind us that time is passing, consider things eternal: Celebrate Epiphany, the … Continue reading

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Encaustics, Light, and Tony Sherman’s Punctum

Encaustic painting is at least 2000 years old. Funeral portrait masks from 100-300 AD (when Rome ruled Egypt) were discovered in Egypt’s Faiyum Valley. And Coptic Art  encaustics dating from 500 AD were also discovered in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. To the right is a painting of Christ and Saint Mina. … Continue reading

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Rijksmuseum Renovation, Rembrandt, and Relevance

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam reopened to the public in April after a ten-year, 480-million-dollar refurbishment. When I visited long ago in 1995, I do remember it being dark. The Night Watch, Rembrandt’s very famous painting, is now housed in the most spacious gallery … Continue reading

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SEEN / UNSEEN “The Story We Already Know”

My title is taken from my last blog post–from the summary of the movie The Life of Pi. Pi wants you to believe in the story where tigers can be tamed and miracles happen, and in the unseen world of faith that … Continue reading

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Word (logos) and Image

Although logos is common to all, most people live as if they had a wisdom of their own. 1. p.77. Fr.2  FOUR QUARTETS, T.S. Eliot The above quote by T. S. Eliot is still on my old website(http://www.carolbomer.com/quotesandreadings.cfm). Is T. S. Eliot referring to the … Continue reading

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Faith Study

Faith It is the whole sea, a living cell, or heaven I am passing over, loose as a fish. I feel beautiful among the grasses, the filefish and wrasses, drawing upper air into my watery body, air that lets me live … Continue reading

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