The Descent from the Cross (or Deposition of Christ) is one of the finest pieces of art I have ever seen. Pictures can't do it justice because you can't feel the emotion that is painted on the faces in the painting like you can when you see it in person.
Cool fact: The body of Jesus is in the shape of a crossbow because the painting was commissioned by the Greater Guild of Crossbowmen.
"I think a very knowledgeable Jew wrote most of the new testament, Kevin. In fact Paul should give us assurance. He wasn't just a Jewish person, but as a Pharisee he was extremely familiar with old testament prophesy about the…"
"i am 5' 7". i don't feel short at all. oddly, people tell me i am short, make short jokes, etc... but it just doesn't faze me, never has. sometimes i realize i am always looking up at other men when standing…"
"A few disjointed thoughts, for what little they're worth:
America is far more "socialist" than I think a portion of the public believes. In other countries I've been to, business is much less encumbered by regulation. BUT,…"
"I do it regularly. It's pretty good. One of the big tricks is: however tempting it is to get it to blend more smoothly, don't put in too much liquid. Run the blender for longer instead.
...and the order you put the…"