Alessandro Allori: ‘The Body of Christ with Two Angels’, c. 1600, Szépmûvészeti Múzeum

Body of Christ with Two Angels

ALLORI, Alessandro
The Body of Christ with Two Angels
c. 1600
Oil on copper, 45 x 39 cm
Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest

Resurrection of Christ, by Dürer


Print: Resurrection of Christ by Dürer – 

[VIDEO] Dr. K: ‘Mr. President, the Crusades Were 800 Years Ago!’

“Everything he does is to minimize what’s happening, to hold us back and to essentially deny the gravity of what’s happening.”

Charles Krauthammer, pointing to the president’s “astonishing” comments at today’s National Prayer Breakfast.

“That’s why today he had to compare it to the Crusades and to the Inquisition, which is simply astonishing. Mr. President, the Crusades were 800 years ago, and the Inquisition 500 years ago. What’s happening right now is not Christians on the march. It is radical Islam.”

[Also see – Obama: You know, Christians were just as bad as ISIS a few centuries ago – Noah Rothman, Hot Air]


It is unclear, said Krauthammer, whether the president makes these comparisons “because he thinks we will overreact, or because he genuinely believes this is not the threat that Jordan thinks it is, that Americans think it is…(read more)

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Memmi, Lippo: ‘Mocking of Christ’ c. 1340


MEMMI, Lippo
Mocking of Christ
c. 1340
Collegiata Santa Maria Assunta, San Gimignano


‘RAPE CULTURE’: Female Nurse Who Had Sex With Medicated Man Awaiting Heart Transplant Being Sued for Damages


The suit accuses the facility of negligence because the nurse had a history of such things.”

“A nurse entered his room and ‘initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse'”

While a man was lying in his bed in a southwest suburban hospital, medicated and waiting for a heart transplant, a nurse entered his room and “initiated unsolicited sexual relations, including intercourse,” according to lawsuit filed Monday.


The lawsuit seeks $150,000 in damages

The patient and his wife filed the suit Monday in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn was negligent in employing the nurse who “had a propensity to initiate unauthorized physical contact with patients,” the suit stated. The nurse, who was also named as a defendant, is accused of battery.

“The alleged battery happened Oct. 12, 2012, while the man was a patient in the hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit waiting for a heart transplant.”

In January, the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation reprimanded a nurse of the same name as the defendant listed in the suit. The reprimand was brought on by her failing “to report having been terminated from a facility for crossing professional boundaries with a patient.”

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Renaissance Art: ‘Christ and Doubting Thomas’, Andrea del Verrocchio c. 1476-1483


Verrocchio c. 1476-1483 Christ and Doubting Thomas

Andrea del Verrocchio c. 1435 – 1488, born Andrea di Michele di Francesco de’ Cioni, was an Italian painter, sculptor, and goldsmith who was master of an important workshop in Florence. He became known by his nickname “Verrocchio” which in Italian means “true eye” a tribute given to him for his artistic achievement. Few paintings are attributed to him with certainty, but a number of important painters were trained at his workshop. His pupils included Leonardo da Vinci, Pietro Perugino and Lorenzo di Credi. His greatest importance was as a sculptor and his last work, the equestrian statue of Bartolomeo Colleoni in Venice, is universally accepted as a masterpiece…(more) Read the rest of this entry »