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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1935 on: September 22, 2014, 06:37:07 PM »
The Holy Spirit looks like it is trying to tear out the woman's heart in a ghostly fashion.
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1936 on: September 22, 2014, 06:39:31 PM »
The Holy Spirit looks like it is trying to tear out the woman's heart in a ghostly fashion.


I thought it resembled the Clay scene from Ghost...
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1937 on: September 22, 2014, 06:41:57 PM »
The Holy Spirit looks like it is trying to tear out the woman's heart in a ghostly fashion.

Shouldn't it go into a thread called 'More than Slightly Creepy Pictures' instead of this one?  ;)

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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1938 on: September 22, 2014, 06:54:10 PM »
The Holy Spirit looks like it is trying to tear out the woman's heart in a ghostly fashion.

Shouldn't it go into a thread called 'More than Slightly Creepy Pictures' instead of this one?  ;)

I agree. There's schlock, and there's plain scary-weird.  :P ;)
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1939 on: September 23, 2014, 03:04:10 PM »
This is almost LOL-worthy



Note that the stars of virginity are Stars of David.
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1940 on: September 23, 2014, 07:23:29 PM »
This is almost LOL-worthy



Note that the stars of virginity are Stars of David.

The child is also wearing a yarmulke, and there are twelve, not nine, bars in his halo. Either an oversight, or perhaps a reference to the Twelve Tribes of Israel? Either way, it's wrong.

And the inscriptions make no sense. Spelling errors.
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1941 on: September 23, 2014, 07:29:12 PM »
This is almost LOL-worthy



Note that the stars of virginity are Stars of David.

The child is also wearing a yarmulke, and there are twelve, not nine, bars in his halo. Either an oversight, or perhaps a reference to the Twelve Tribes of Israel? Either way, it's wrong.

And the inscriptions make no sense. Spelling errors.
I think that's an overestimation of the intelligence of people who make stuff like this. :P
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1942 on: September 23, 2014, 07:35:41 PM »
I actually liked the inscriptions, once I figured out how to read them properly. 
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1943 on: September 23, 2014, 07:36:51 PM »
This is almost LOL-worthy

Note that the stars of virginity are Stars of David.

The child is also wearing a yarmulke, and there are twelve, not nine, bars in his halo. Either an oversight, or perhaps a reference to the Twelve Tribes of Israel? Either way, it's wrong.

And the inscriptions make no sense. Spelling errors.
I think that's an overestimation of the intelligence of people who make stuff like this. :P

I was trying to be kind.  ;)
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1944 on: September 23, 2014, 07:37:20 PM »
I can't bring myself to re-quote so the picture shows up again (you can all thank me)


But why do they all have vitiligo?
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« Reply #1945 on: September 23, 2014, 07:40:29 PM »
I actually liked the inscriptions, once I figured out how to read them properly. 

You managed to decipher them? Do tell.
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« Reply #1946 on: September 23, 2014, 07:41:54 PM »
I can't bring myself to re-quote so the picture shows up again (you can all thank me)


But why do they all have vitiligo?

Seems that a great deal of this artist's work features sunburnt skin tones and heavy-handed modeling.  :P
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« Reply #1947 on: September 23, 2014, 07:42:42 PM »
What are the words? I can make out only one, "Idou (behold)."
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« Reply #1948 on: September 23, 2014, 07:44:21 PM »
I can make out a little more than that, but most of the second line has me baffled.
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« Reply #1949 on: September 23, 2014, 07:48:01 PM »
I can make out a little more than that, but most of the second line has me baffled.

"Something Ton Anthropon."  ???
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« Reply #1950 on: September 23, 2014, 07:49:31 PM »
I actually liked the inscriptions, once I figured out how to read them properly. 

You managed to decipher them? Do tell.

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« Reply #1951 on: September 23, 2014, 07:51:36 PM »
Aha!
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« Reply #1952 on: September 23, 2014, 07:52:51 PM »
I actually liked the inscriptions, once I figured out how to read them properly. 

You managed to decipher them? Do tell.

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"Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men."  Revelation 21.3

Thanks. That's what was meant to be written, but there's no way that inscription actually says that.  :P
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« Reply #1953 on: September 23, 2014, 07:53:05 PM »
I was just about to say that
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« Reply #1954 on: September 23, 2014, 08:01:04 PM »
I actually liked the inscriptions, once I figured out how to read them properly. 

You managed to decipher them? Do tell.

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"Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men."  Revelation 21.3

Thanks. That's what was meant to be written, but there's no way that inscription actually says that.  :P

No argument there.  It looked more to me like Ἰδοὺ ἡ σκηνὴ ὁ τοῦ όσοῦ μεδτῶνδνθρώπων.
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Re: Schlock Icons
« Reply #1955 on: October 04, 2014, 04:28:04 PM »


http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2014/10/fourth-century-image-of-jesus.html

No IC XC around the halo? No cross within the halo? Is outrage.
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« Reply #1956 on: October 04, 2014, 05:45:45 PM »


http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2014/10/fourth-century-image-of-jesus.html

No IC XC around the halo? No cross within the halo? Is outrage.

And not Byzantine? Double outrage!

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« Reply #1957 on: October 05, 2014, 10:51:51 PM »
Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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« Reply #1958 on: October 05, 2014, 10:53:30 PM »


http://www.johnsanidopoulos.com/2014/10/fourth-century-image-of-jesus.html

No IC XC around the halo? No cross within the halo? Is outrage.

I really like this!
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« Reply #1959 on: October 05, 2014, 10:53:37 PM »
Those look suspiciously like Louis Vuitton Pajamas......

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nope...still there
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« Reply #1960 on: October 05, 2014, 11:41:34 PM »
Those look suspiciously like Louis Vuitton Pajamas......

*blinks*

nope...still there

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« Reply #1961 on: October 05, 2014, 11:42:31 PM »
Those look suspiciously like Louis Vuitton Pajamas......

*blinks*

nope...still there

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« Reply #1962 on: October 06, 2014, 12:33:43 AM »
Yes, made with heretic's leather,
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« Reply #1963 on: October 07, 2014, 05:50:28 PM »
Came across this McNichols piece this evening:

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« Reply #1964 on: October 07, 2014, 06:32:13 PM »
I'll raise ya:

McNichols' latest Thomas Merton piece:



A vague, vacant stare into the distance, an almost slouching posture, hands shoved in pockets .... where is the saintly, the Godly, in this man?

And why, oh why, does this artist persist in painting flames over the heads of his subjects? Does he not know what the halo represents??
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« Reply #1965 on: October 07, 2014, 06:36:38 PM »
Ugh. Just ugh.
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« Reply #1966 on: October 07, 2014, 06:51:28 PM »
Don't forget his Amitabha Buddha:


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« Reply #1967 on: October 07, 2014, 07:48:03 PM »
His eye shoots lasers?
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« Reply #1968 on: October 07, 2014, 08:42:09 PM »
His eye shoots lasers?


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« Reply #1969 on: October 07, 2014, 09:25:49 PM »


Yes, that's Gadget Hackwrench from the late 1980s cartoon series Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers. She has acquired a sizeable following among some Russians lately.
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« Reply #1970 on: October 08, 2014, 12:37:29 AM »
^I think that will be the funniest thing I will read all week.
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« Reply #1972 on: October 17, 2014, 04:24:34 PM »
Some people really need to have their magic markers taken away.
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« Reply #1973 on: October 17, 2014, 05:09:57 PM »
Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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« Reply #1974 on: October 17, 2014, 05:32:11 PM »
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« Reply #1975 on: October 20, 2014, 04:09:21 PM »
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« Reply #1976 on: October 20, 2014, 04:20:22 PM »


Looks like something they'd put up in one of these churches, or this one.
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« Reply #1977 on: October 20, 2014, 04:22:06 PM »
I sort of don't even get that one. Our Lord as a boxer?  ???
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« Reply #1978 on: October 20, 2014, 04:22:50 PM »


Begs the question -what weight class is He in?
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« Reply #1979 on: October 20, 2014, 04:24:02 PM »
I sort of don't even get that one. Our Lord as a boxer?  ???

Yes, apparently this artist is into Muscular Christianity.
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