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  Bigert&Bergström: Last Supper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Today, the ritual of giving the last supper to the condemned person has been detached from its origin, and can be perceived to be as absurd as the punishment it accompanies.
Last Supper focuses on this discrepancy between historical "meaning" and contemporary use of a tradition that has lost its connection with the past.
Last Supper is projected in “The Blue Sky Room”, a reconstruction of a witness room for an execution chamber.
www.bigertbergstrom.com /last_supper.html   (178 words)

  
 Leonardo DaVinci   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He then commissioned Leonardo to paint the Last Supper on the north wall of the refectory, a job which came at the perfect time as Leonardo was experiencing one of his periods of depression.
As a rule the topic of the Last Supper was depicted in murals of vast proportions, this mural measures 30 feet by 14 feet, so the work was a challenge from the very start.
Last Supper began to show signs of deterioration soon after it was completed and by 1586 it could hardly be deciphered.
www.lairweb.org.nz /leonardo/supper.html   (1260 words)

  
 The Last Supper
The Last Supper is one of several major events in the earthly life of Jesus Christ that are recorded in the Bible.
The Last Supper is a description of the last meal Jesus Christ had with His disciples prior to His arrest and crucifixion on a roman cross about 2,000 years ago.
The Last Supper was held on the evening of preparation for the Jewish Passover, a very holy time for the Jewish nation in remembrance of when God spared the Jews from the plague of death on every firstborn child in Egypt.
www.allaboutjesuschrist.org /the-last-supper.htm   (869 words)

  
 Last Supper
The Last Supper and Ribbon Meander Frieze (from the church of San Baudelio near Berlanga), Unidentified Spanish, 12th century.
The Last Supper and the Agony in the Garden, Spolto, c 1300.
The Last Supper, Gerbrand van den Eeckhout, 1664.
www.textweek.com /art/last_supper.htm   (262 words)

  
 Last Supper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some Christians believe that a thorough examination of the Gospels indicates that the Last Supper was on a Tuesday, and that Jesus was crucified on a Wednesday.
Nevertheless, in Eastern Orthodoxy it is the chronology of John that is used in the traditional celebration of Easter, and similarly some have argued that a thorough examination of the Gospels indicates that the Last Supper was on a Tuesday, rather than a Thursday.
The Last Supper fresco in Milan (1498), by Leonardo da Vinci
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Last_Supper   (2516 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Last Supper
The Evangelists and critics generally agree that the Last Supper was on a Thursday, that Christ suffered and died on Friday, and that He arose from the dead on Sunday.
From these passages it seems to follow that Jesus and his disciples conformed to the ordinary custom, that the Last Supper took place on the 14th of Nisan, and that the Crucifixion was on the l5th, the great festival of the Jews.
John that the Last Supper was on the 13th of Nisan and try to reconcile the account of the Synoptics.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14341a.htm   (875 words)

  
 Cenacolo - Last Supper
The Last Supper was painted in the ambit of the extensive artistic and cultural revival that from 1490 involved Milan, under the patronage of Ludovico Sforza - "il Moro".
The Last Supper was quite slow in evolving despite the urgings of Ludovico Sforza and the prior.
Although The Last Supper was a traditional theme used to decorate convent refectories, especially in Florence (memorable are those by Taddeo Gaddi, Beato Angelico, Andrea del Castagno and Ghirlandaio), Leonardo presented the subject in a completely innovative form.
www.cenacolovinciano.it /html/eng/cenacolo_01.htm   (301 words)

  
 The Last Supper
Among religious subjects, The Last Supper has been a favorite inspiration for many works of art, and numerous are the great masters who addressed this theme in some of their best known masterpieces.
Among the masters of the modern school of German artists, The Last Supper of Gebhardt is regarded as a masterpiece.
The Last Supper has also been subject to much attention due to the number of restorations it has had to face since its completion in the fifteenth century.
www.italianfrescoes.com /last_supper.asp   (532 words)

  
 Leonardo Da Vinci's Last Supper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Da Vinci's Last Supper has become one of the most widely appreciated masterpieces in the world.
Leonardo's Last Supper is an ideal pictorial representation of the most important event in the Christian doctrine of salvation - the institution of the Eucharist.
The most recent restoration lasted twenty years and has been the subject of much controversy.
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /~lbianco/project/home.html   (284 words)

  
 Last Supper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The evidence both from the New Testament and from early Christian traditions surrounding the Last Supper indicates that the Last Supper was strictly vegetarian.
When reading the gospel accounts of the Last Supper in this light, it seems highly likely that we first had an earlier tradition of a last meal, consisting of bread and a drink, on which was later superimposed the tradition that this last meal was also a Passover.
But in any case, the Last Supper was vegetarian, and this supports the other strong evidence that we have for the fact that Jesus was a vegetarian and regarded vegetarianism as a central facet of his teaching and practice.
www.compassionatespirit.com /last_supper.htm   (3035 words)

  
 The Last Supper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Matthew, Mark, and Luke all recount the institution of the memorial the last evening our Lord was with his disciples, the day we would term Thursday, which that evening had turned into the opening night of the fourteenth of Nisan.
At the last supper when Jesus used these symbols as a memorial of his offering, the betrayer was still present: “Behold, the hand of him that betrayeth me is with me on the table” (Luke 22:21).
The circumstances at last forced the question also of Judas: “Master, is it I? He said unto him, Thou hast said” (Matthew 26:25).
www.heraldmag.org /2004/04ma_2.htm   (2168 words)

  
 AmericanCatholic.org|Scripture From Scratch ©2002-The Last Supper: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words by Barbara ...
Just so, each of the New Testament accounts of the Last Supper represent the efforts of a literary artist who is passing on to us the tradition as it has been received, while at the same time shaping it to meet the pastoral needs of particular faith communities.
Clearly the Synoptic Gospels portray the Last Supper as a Passover meal for which elaborate preparations were made (Mk 14:1, 12-16; Mt 26:2, 17-19; Lk 22:1, 7-13), but not the Gospel of John.
For the Fourth Evangelist, the words and actions of Jesus at the Last Supper are directed to disciples in general: all are called to emulate his mission enacted in footwashing.
www.americancatholic.org /Newsletters/SFS/an0302.asp   (2656 words)

  
 Leonardo da Vinci. The Last Supper. - Olga's Gallery
Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper is one of the artist's most well-known works and, together with the Mona Lisa, was one of the two paintings that helped establish Leonardo's fame as a painter.
He appears thus in other contemporary renderings of the scene, including The Last Supper of Castagno (1447) and The Last Supper of Ghirlandaio (1480).
The method in which the painting was executed, on a dry surface, rather than on wet plaster, the traditional method for a fresco, meant that it stood up very poorly to the test of time.
www.abcgallery.com /L/leonardo/leonardo4.html   (1340 words)

  
 The Last Supper by TINTORETTO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
However, three surviving paintings placed in a chapel consacrated in 1592 - The Harvest of Manna, The Last Supper and Entombment - were certainly painted by Tintoretto himself.
Tintoretto painted the Last Supper several times in his life.
This version can be described as the fest of the poors, in which the figure of Christ mingles with the crowds of apostles.
www.wga.hu /html/t/tintoret/2religio/l_supper.html   (153 words)

  
 Last Supper, Lord's Supper
The Last Supper was also the occasion on which Jesus washed his disciples' feet and commanded them to wash one another's feet.
The doctrine of the Lord's Supper first occasioned discord in the church in the ninth century when Radbertus, influenced by the hankering for the mysterious and supernatural which characterized his time, taught that a miracle takes place at the words of institution in the Supper.
Therefore, in the sacred Supper, we acknowledge a miracle which surpasses both the limits of nature and the measure of our sense, while the life of Christ is common to us, and his flesh is given us for food.
mb-soft.com /believe/text/lastsupp.htm   (7820 words)

  
 The Last Supper Florence style
Hear the words “Last Supper”, and for most of us, what first comes to mind is Leonardo da Vinci’s version in Milan – the most famous example of the genre.
century, the scene of the Last Supper was included in the elaborate cycles of frescoes which illustrated the Life and the Passion of Christ.
During the 15th century, with invention of perspective, the Supper began to be represented independently on an entire wall.
www.theculturedtraveler.com /Archives/MAR2006/Last_Supper_Florence.htm   (947 words)

  
 The Last Supper by LEONARDO da Vinci
There are differing opinions amongst art researchers as to which episode from the Gospels is depicted in the Last Supper.
Some consider it to portray the moment at which Jesus has announced the presence of a traitor and the apostles are all reacting with astonishment, others feel that it also represents the introduction of the celebration of the Eucharist by Jesus, who is pointing to the bread and wine with his hands.
Leonardo's Last Supper is not a depiction of a simple or sequential action, but interweaves the individual events narrated in the Gospels, from the announcement of the presence of a traitor to the introduction of the Eucharist, to such an extent that the moment depicted is a meeting of the two events.
www.wga.hu /html/l/leonardo/03/4lastsu2.html   (229 words)

  
 Prophecy Truths -- Was The Last Supper A Passover Seder?
Both of these widely held teachings on the issue assume that the Last Supper was a Passover Seder meal.
I don't believe the evidence supports the position that the Last Supper was a Passover Seder meal, and you can be the judge on whether the evidence is strong enough to take that position.
The Last Supper: was it a Passover Seder?
ad2004.com /prophecytruths/Articles/Yeshua/lastsupper.html   (2389 words)

  
 The Last Supper
The main theme of the day is the meal itself at which Christ commanded that the Passover of the New Covenant is to be eaten in remembrance of himself, of his body broken and his blood shed for the remission of sins.
The liturgical celebration of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday is not merely the annual remembrance of the "institution" of the sacrament of Holy Communion.
When the glorious disciples were enlightened at the washing of their feet before the supper, the impious Judas was darkened by the disease of avarice, and to the lawless judges he betrayed You, the Righteous Judge.
www.theologic.com /oflweb/feasts/lastsupp.htm   (532 words)

  
 The Last Supper
It was this meal that Jesus (being a Jew) shared with His apostles on the night before He died (the Last Supper).
Perhaps your friend is assuming, for some reason, that Jesus did not use unleavened bread at the Last Supper when He instituted the Eucharist.
Both the Jewish Passover and the Last Supper (later the Mass —; Eucharist) are memorials of the salvation of God's people.
www.catholiceducation.org /articles/religion/re0622.html   (709 words)

  
 The Last Supper drawing by artist Becki Jayne
For centuries, this “last supper” has been ritualized as the Eucharist, a sacrament and central act of worship in many Christian churches, in which bread and wine are consecrated and consumed in remembrance of
Now, there is an element of morbidity to the rite of communion, to the observance of the crucifixion, which relegates a beautiful teaching of love into a death cult ritual, drinking blood and eating of the body.
Rather than remembering the Last Supper as a prelude to death and sacrifice, I choose to depict a remembrance of life, for those who dare to risk injury and death simply for expressing who they are, just as Jesus did.
www.beckijayne.com /pages/lastsupper.html   (226 words)

  
 The Last Supper
The second, 1,500 years later, was the Messiah’s Last Supper Passover, looking to the fulfillment of the first, and changing the Gentile calendar.
The Last Supper was a testimony of the fulfillment of The Lord’s Passover, a commemorative feast for the Jews, an act of faith in God.
He is the fulfillment of Isaiah 53, the Passover Lamb, Holy Communion and the Supper that lasts forever...He had visited the children in the fiery furnace, Daniel in the lion’s den, and Jacob in the struggle at Jabbok where Jacob became Israel.
www.joankrempelministries.com /frontpage/supper.html   (7821 words)

  
 The Last Supper
The second and last order had been as uncomplicated in theory as the first, but was ultimately more difficult in the execution.
His last glimpse of Lily was of her silhouette, dark and at the same time curved and friendly, against the strong light of a blazing fire.
That was the last he saw of any of the others for a very long time.
anakinbester.tripod.com /storyies/LastSupper.htm   (7859 words)

  
 The Last Supper and time of the Passover Feast
As many have sought to understand the times of Jesuslast supper, trial, crucifixion, burial, and resurrection; the following text describing the events in the context of the Jewish observance of the Passover might help you understand.
The arrest, the convening of the Sanhedrin, the transport of Jesus to Pilate’s headquarters, the Jews assembling at the trial, the crucifixion, the burying of the body would have all violated the laws of Passover observance.
The day of Jesuslast supper and crucifixion was the same day they sacrificed the lambs for the feast in the Temple.
dqhall59.com /lastsupper/index.htm   (1876 words)

  
 The Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci
The Last Supper is a painting painted between 1496 to 1498 by Leonardo Da Vinci in the refectory of the Dominican convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie
The last suggestion is that Peter is holding the knife at a very odd angle.
He was quite often portrayed with this in last supper paintings.
www.jaydax.co.uk /lastsupper/lastsupper.htm   (1531 words)

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