History Discussion Group

History Discussion Group (Leader: Brenda Rossini)

Title: SISTINE SECRETS: MICHELANGELO'S FORBIDDEN MESSAGES IN HEART OF THE VATICAN

Authors: BENJAMIN BLECH &  ROY DOLINER

Date: April 25, 2021

Day: Sunday

Time: 2:00 PM

Description


The Shocking Secrets of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Artwork

The recent cleaning of the Sistine Chapel frescoes removed layer after layer of centuries of accumulated tarnish and darkness. The Sistine Secrets endeavors to remove the centuries of prejudice, censorship, and ignorance that blind us to the truth about one of the world's most famous and beloved art treasures.

About the Author


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 TimesNewsweek, and Newsday. He lives in New York City.

Roy Doliner's studies span the spectrum of the humanities: languages, comparative religion, art history, Italian and Roman history, and Judaica (including Talmud, Midrash and Kabbalah). He is often called upon to act as a docent for scholars and international dignitaries to Rome and the Vatican Museums. He divides his time between Rome and New York City.

 

Event date: 

Sunday, April 25, 2021 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Event address: 

7419 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130
The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780061469053
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperOne - May 12th, 2009

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