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Simeon’s “Nunc Dimittis” in pictures

This mornings classes on the presentation of the little baby Jesus – eight days old – in the temple concentrated on Simeon’s “Nunc Dimittis”. Here are some pictures used as illustration. One group depicting Greek and Russian icons, whereas the … Continue reading

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Rembrandt van Rijn + 1669

One of my favorite paintings by the famous Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, who died on this day in 1669. Read more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rembrandt

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