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Vatican Museum Oddities A New Way to See the Holy See

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ISBN-10: 1493633767

ISBN-13: 9781493633760

Edition: N/A

Authors: Joseph of Jerusalem

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Here is the black and white version at a nice lower price...... What were they thinking? The Vatican Museum is stocked with nudes, demons, and warriors. The Curators brought strange statues from foreign lands while their own biblical heroes took a back seat...............A parade of penises? A bounty of breasts? Strange tastes and cultural dead-ends fill a great deal of the show palace of Catholicism, but this is also a treasure trove dripping with fabulous wealth. What can it mean?Did the nudity, violence, and monsters pile up in the Vatican Museum just by chance? Did Jesus and Mary get left out just by luck? Was the ingenious science of Galileo and da Vinci just forgotten?Joseph of…    
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 132
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.33" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Joseph was born in Jerusalem in the Christian Quarter. He is the fourth of five children and wishes that everyone disregard rumours that this has any meaning whatsoever.Joseph was baptised at the Notre Dame de France chapel, currently known as the Pontifical Institute Notre Dame of JerusalemThis name may have influenced his lifelong inquisition into ethics and aesthetics.Upon being shot at, torched, and cussed at in the world's holiest city before the age of four, Joseph and his family flew to the New World in a quest for somewhat more polite neighbours. Any such improvement would have been welcomed. After a 5,700 mile passage, the family found a bounty of civility, opportunity, and…