Monthly Archives: June 2011

Fundamentalists claim to be returning to an original Christianity based on biblical texts, seemingly unaware that as early as the third century, Christian scholars such as Origen were arguing that the scriptures, at a time when the New Testament was still not in its final form, needed to be interpreted allegorically rather than literally. Who are the traditionalists here? — Charles Freeman

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HH 253

an Irving Klaw photograph

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Entangled State 5

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Backwards Map 8

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The Arrow

Print made by Léon Davent After Francesco Primaticcio Date 1540-1545 The British Museum Pricked to the quick by conscience, And loathing my little worth, I know of no art or proper science That might keep me from self-hurt, This grief so … Continue reading

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Diana and Acteon

 Drawn by Alexander Runciman Date 1736-1785 British Museum

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Diana and Actaeon

  After Dirck Barendsz. Published by Joos de Booscher Print made by Jacob de Gheyn II Date 1590 (circa) British Museum

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Never Has Been, Never Will Be

created by UBU507

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Off The Page 3

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Judgement of Paris

Woodcut made by Albrecht Altdorfer Date: 1511 British Museum

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