A Tribute to the Angelic Doctor 7

St. Thomas Aquinas, O.P. (1225-1274)

I woke up this morning, realizing that today is the feast of St Thomas Aquinas, inspired to write a brief panegyric to the great saint and place this blog under his patronage.

Aquinas is best known for his More…

Orthodox Traditions in Secular Art Reply

The Christmas season is a great time to visit museums. Today I joined a group of my students at the Metropolitan Art Museum in New York, where I stumbled across a real gem of a painting by Vincent Van Gogh, a portrait of Madame Marie Joseph-Michel Ginoux:

Madame Ginoux

While most people see Van Gogh as avant-guard trendsetter, More…