Sunday, November 25, 2007

Ruffin on the radio

Missed the day-long symposium on Thomas Ruffin? You can listen to a related radio program with three of the panelists on WUNC's "The State of Things" on the November 15 show, which is archived here. (Press the "download" button when you get to that Web page.)

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

"Seeing the Face of God in Each Other"

November 17, this Saturday. A day of learning, reflection, challenge, and transformation.

Click here for previously posted announcement on this blog.

Reminder: Friday Nov. 16 symposium on Thomas Ruffin

Thomas Ruffin: prominent jurist, supporter of harsh slaveholding laws, donor of land for and member of first vestry of St. Matthew's, Hillsborough.

See this earlier post (click on the blue underlined words) for information on the symposium about Ruffin to be held this Friday at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Thursday, November 1, 2007

Mary, Christ child, angels and saints (Ethiopian icon)

Triptych with Virgin and Child flanked by archangels, scenes from the life of Christ, apostles, and Saint George and Saint Mercurius

Ethiopia, late 17th century

Tempera on panel. Click on the picture to enlarge and see detail.

The Walters Art Museum, 36.7, museum purchase, the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996, from the Nancy and Robert Nooter Collection