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Belief and Behavior

In the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, behind the altar you can view Michelangelo’s breathtaking depiction of the Last Judgment. It has been recently restored, so the colors and the subtleties of the painting stand out more clearly. At the center of the painting is the risen Savior, huge in proportion to the other figures, and surrounded by light. With bigger than life sweeping motions, he is lifting one arm in an upward motion, calling the saved to Heaven, and with the left arm thrust downward, the damned are consigned to the fires of Hell........Read More