Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Field Trip to the Ratner Museum

Earlier this week I took my classes on an end-of-the-year trip to the Dennis & Phillip Ratner Museum (10001 Old Georgetown Road; Bethesda, MD). We had a great time. The art of Phillip Ratner depicting the Scriptures is really very interesting, often illuminating, striking, and emotive. He is also very generous with his art, posting much of it on-line and free for all to download and share. To visit the website, click here.

Here, as a sample of his art, is one of Phillip Ratner's several depictions of Genesis 22, the "Binding of Isaac":


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