Everyone Else Has a Splinter in Their Eye 6

The brilliance of this painting is that most viewers can't see what it's about, but since I already gave you a hint...

The brilliance of this painting is most viewers can’t see what it’s about, but since I already gave you a hint…

We could have dubbed this week leading up to Holy Week “Hypocrisy Week,” given the general theme of the readings at daily Mass. Jesus goes tête-à-tête with the Pharisees, pointing out their duplicity and false piety to them. There is a subtle danger in cheering him on, More…