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Artwork of the Week

Jesus Returning in the Spirit, John Lee Vince, oil on canvas.

Click on the image to see a larger version of the painting.

"Then Jesus returned in the power of the spirit to Galilee." (Luke 4:14)

John Lee Vince is a contemporary artist who works from California. He has an online gallery


  1. Thank you for this blog section. I couldn't agree more to Dr. Borgman's assertions. As a visual artist and craftsman, as well as one who enjoys varietal reading, the device paradigm and focal practice are consistent in mind. I once worked a course taught by Borgman. By worked I mean studious redemption. And stood in his office seeking essay return. He is a man who lives his work. I'm sure at the end of 20 we all know someone who is locked in the simulation of social interaction and status. Someone displeased with a post or a like/ love strata, who will shift to voice communications with the offender in order that their disappointment not be read on e-media forum. C


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