2.13.2012

BAPTISM





"Baptism, Cross, and descent into the darkness of the underworld constitute the mystery of the divine destruction from which new life surges, the night from which new day dawns." -Hugo Rahner, The Christian Mystery and the Pagan Mysteries [1944]

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8 comments:

  1. I love this so much I can barely speak! The blood shades and the chthonic perfection, and you - all enshrouded in this wise! I love it

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  2. Thank you so much, Jason. Happy to hear your thoughts, as always. And "chthonic"--a beautiful word that I'm so pleased to be introduced to!

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  3. I have no words to describe the feelings I had discovering your series. I love so much the last photo!

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    1. Thank you so much, Diane. Though your feelings remain unarticulated, I feel your support, and am so grateful for your note here.

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  4. Wow, that last image stays with you. Harrowing work truly my love.

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    1. Ellen love, I am so appreciative of the crumbs you leave behind on your visits here. They help to soothe me while our correspondence is mute.
      I'm so glad to know you your impressions; thank you.

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  5. love the symbolism in your work. amazing work and so very interesting.

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    1. Thank you, Emily! It's lovely to have you here, and to know that the thought behind the images are not lost in the viewing. Thank you again.

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