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Inspiring Art: “Adam”

Michaelangelo’s Adam is one of the best-known image of humanity’s divine aspect.  We see God bringing man to life, with a heavenly touch, departing from the Biblical description in a flash of artistic inspiration.  This is man in all his divine potential: potentially strong, potentially beautiful, potentially immortal... Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Vitruvian Man” explores another … Continue reading Inspiring Art: “Adam”

Inspirers: The Inspiration of Adam

Chapters 1-3 of Genesis describe the totally captivating stories of the creation of the universe, the earth, all of life, and human life in particular. “Adam”, for me, represents all of humanity: we are created, related, spiritual, embodied, sexual, articulate, inquisitive, logical, mortal, fallible... "Vitruvian Man", Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man" (above) … Continue reading Inspirers: The Inspiration of Adam