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Bob and Bev continue to share about contemplation and images. Bob discusses the importance of Christ on the Cross and how Jesus suffered alongside humanity, not just for the sake of humanity. Bob reminds us that the reason for the Cross was love, not simply sacrifice.

Rembrandt (Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn) (1606 – 1669)

The Christ Rembrandt portrayed here, merely a man nailed to a cross, is a far cry from the glorious, impassive anatomy dictated by tradition. The face, too, is no longer an archetype but individualized. Rembrandt’s research into the expression of human passions, particularly in his etchings, found its perfect expression here.
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