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Rabbi Benjamin Blech is an internationally recognized educator, religious leader, author, and lecturer. A recipient of the American Educator of the Year Award, he has been a professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University since 1966. He is the author of eleven books and has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, and Newsday. He lives in New York City.
Very interesting book about Michelangelo and the painting of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo was not a painter but a sculptor...but what the Pope wanted the Pope got. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Carolyn Mchale
You need to have a virtual Sistine Ceiling while you read this book, but it is worth the effort. I sometimes felt that some of the interpretations were far fetched but extremely... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tobey L. Grand
This is a wonderful book. Very interesting, it will make you go and look up the pictures on the internet and research on these famous artists.Published 1 month ago by Mastercard
You don't have to be a kaballa master to decipher some of the symbolism here. Yes there are hidden things on the ceiling, yes there are layered meanings. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Art Geek
A MUST read.
The church isn't as pure as they would like you to believe. It's amazing what stories and secrets are hidden in those great paintings.
Found this book very interesting and compelling. I will look forward to some of the debate that the author's observations made about Michelangelo's 'contribution' to the story are... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gail Haase
A lot of information to cover and was well laid out. I learned quite a bit but hard to keep up with a the facts.Published 2 months ago by John Hoover