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Background imageConcepts Collection: The Broad and Narrow way to Heaven or Hell - Religious concepts

The Broad and Narrow way to Heaven or Hell - Religious concepts
THE BROAD AND NARROW WAY the good take the narrow road to Heaven while the wicked take the broad way to Hell

Background imageConcepts Collection: Platos Cave Allegory

Platos Cave Allegory
In Platos Republic Socrates likens mankind to prisoners in a cave who see only the shadows of reality, and the philosophers to those who have been given a glimpse of it

Background imageConcepts Collection: HEAVEN

HEAVEN
THE BROAD AND NARROW WAY the narrow road to Heaven contrasted with the broad way to Hell

Background imageConcepts Collection: Mary of Seven Sorrows

Mary of Seven Sorrows
Our Lady of the Seven Sorrows

Background imageConcepts Collection: Holy Infant of Prague

Holy Infant of Prague
The miraculous Holy Infant of Prague was revealed by his mother Mary to Saint Cyril of the Mother of God, a barefoot Carmelite monk, at Prague, in the 9th century

Background imageConcepts Collection: Cabbala Tree of Life / Col

Cabbala Tree of Life / Col
The TREE OF LIFE of the Jewish Caballa (variously spelt), formed from the ten Sephiroth and the twenty-two letters, constitutes the framework of Adam Qadmon, the Heavenly Adam

Background imageConcepts Collection: Guardian Angel at Bed

Guardian Angel at Bed
A guardian angel raises an arm in blessing while a girl helps her younger sister to say her evening prayers

Background imageConcepts Collection: Mary, Russian Icon

Mary, Russian Icon
Mary and Jesus, with attendant angels, as depicted in a Russian icon

Background imageConcepts Collection: Sisyphus and his Stone

Sisyphus and his Stone
Sisyphys, father of Odysseus, for no known reason, is condemned to push a rock to the top of a mountain in Hell, which the demons push down again, and again, and again

Background imageConcepts Collection: Sacred Heart of Jesus

Sacred Heart of Jesus
Jesus holds his sacred heart in one hand, raises a pointing finger with the other, warning you not to misbehave

Background imageConcepts Collection: Cabbala Tree of Life

Cabbala Tree of Life
The TREE OF LIFE of the Jewish Caballa (variously spelt), formed from the ten Sephiroth and the twenty-two letters, constitutes the framework of Adam Qadmon, the Heavenly Adam

Background imageConcepts Collection: Guardian Angel

Guardian Angel
A Guardian Angel walks hand in hand with a good little French girl

Background imageConcepts Collection: Jesus / Sacred Heart

Jesus / Sacred Heart
The Sacred Heart of Jesus

Background imageConcepts Collection: Senora De Fatima

Senora De Fatima
Nuestra Senora De Fatima

Background imageConcepts Collection: The Satanic Bible

The Satanic Bible
Popular edition of self- anointed High Priest Anton Laveys Satanic Bible, a dubious mish-mash of occult rituals, pseudo-magic and popular diabolism

Background imageConcepts Collection: Dante & Virgil in Hell

Dante & Virgil in Hell
Sinners stand in a frozen lake, with only the tops of their heads above the ice; the rest of their bodies are subjected to a permanent cold bath: Dante & Virgil look on

Background imageConcepts Collection: Cherub Looking to Right

Cherub Looking to Right
cherub looking to the right

Background imageConcepts Collection: Three Young Angels

Three Young Angels
Three young angels

Background imageConcepts Collection: Senora De Guadalupe

Senora De Guadalupe
NUESTRA SENORA DE GUADALUPE, Mexico, miraculously imprinted on garment of Juan Diego, a peasant, in 1531

Background imageConcepts Collection: God and his Angels

God and his Angels
God and his angels enthroned on high in the Heavens

Background imageConcepts Collection: Cabbala Tree of Life

Cabbala Tree of Life
THE TREE OF LIFE of the Jewish Caballa (variously spelt). An old Israelite holds in his hand the SEPHIROTIC TREE; an arrangement of ten sephirot and twenty-two letters

Background imageConcepts Collection: Couple Meditating 1913

Couple Meditating 1913
A couple sit meditating on a hill overlooking a lake, while a new moon shines across the water

Background imageConcepts Collection: Mary Immaculate Virgin

Mary Immaculate Virgin
depicted as the Virgo Immaculata

Background imageConcepts Collection: Concepts / Mans Life

Concepts / Mans Life
The Egyptian ram-god Khnum is the creator of life, which he forms from clay on his potters wheel, while Thoth measures the span of the persons life

Background imageConcepts Collection: Concepts / Lovers 1913

Concepts / Lovers 1913
How calm, how solemn, the atmosphere of lovers

Background imageConcepts Collection: Seven Deadly Sins

Seven Deadly Sins
Life on Earth - where one is surrounded by the seven deadly sins - and life in Heaven, where we will go if we do not yield to them

Background imageConcepts Collection: German Guardian Angel

German Guardian Angel
A guardian angel watches over a small child as it gathers flowers in the German countryside on a fine summers day

Background imageConcepts Collection: Marys Heart

Marys Heart
Mary displays her sacred heart, which is transfixed by a dagger to symbolise her sorrow, but is ringed with roses and emits flames to symbolise her joys

Background imageConcepts Collection: Angel Playing Harp

Angel Playing Harp
An angel plays a harp

Background imageConcepts Collection: Concepts / Angels

Concepts / Angels
A Guardian Angel watches over a child as she crosses a dangerous bridge

Background imageConcepts Collection: ROSARY

ROSARY
THE ROSARY Date: 19th century

Background imageConcepts Collection: THE SIREN

THE SIREN
A siren or mermaid sits on a rock in the middle of the sea gazing wistfully after a galleon ship sailing off into the distance

Background imageConcepts Collection: God Juggling

God Juggling
God depicted as a juggler, amusing himself with the worlds he has created

Background imageConcepts Collection: Mary of Ostrabrama

Mary of Ostrabrama
depicted as Our lady of Ostrabrama

Background imageConcepts Collection: HEAVEN AS A GARDEN

HEAVEN AS A GARDEN
Heaven depicted as a walled garden, with the Virgin Mary reading a book, saints, an angel, a monkey and a dead dragon Date: 15th century

Background imageConcepts Collection: Man on Road Photo

Man on Road Photo
Where is he going ? Is there a bus strike ? Is he composing verses in his head or elaborating philosophical concepts ? Or has his car run out of petrol ? 1950s

Background imageConcepts Collection: Onward Christian Soldier

Onward Christian Soldier
ONWARD, CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS Christian values and military aggression are combined !

Background imageConcepts Collection: Genealogy of Jesus

Genealogy of Jesus
The principal figures in the genealogy of Jesus - Abraham, David and Mary

Background imageConcepts Collection: Mystic Fountain

Mystic Fountain
Though here depicted allegorically, this relates to the phiales placed at the entrance to ancient churches, so churchgoers could anoint themselves with sacred water

Background imageConcepts Collection: Damned in Hell

Damned in Hell
Virgil and Dante contemplate some of the damned

Background imageConcepts Collection: N D De Lourdes

N D De Lourdes
NOTRE DAME DE LOURDES as seen by Bernadette Soubirous while she was gathing firewood

Background imageConcepts Collection: Dante in Hell

Dante in Hell
Virgil shows Dante the condemned suffering in Inferno

Background imageConcepts Collection: HELL

HELL
Those who were guilty of avarice during their lifetimes are punished by being boiled in cauldrons of burning oil and molten lead

Background imageConcepts Collection: Cherubs in Clouds 18C

Cherubs in Clouds 18C
A trio of cherubs cupids prepare to go hunting with their bows and arrows

Background imageConcepts Collection: BORNE BY THE WAVES

BORNE BY THE WAVES
Two fishes swimming in the sea are not more lawless than we... Date: 1913

Background imageConcepts Collection: Tango craze: British ballroom version imagined, 1913

Tango craze: British ballroom version imagined, 1913
" The tango untangled, and made suitable for use in British ballrooms." The Bystander imagines a sanitised version of the tango, suitable for dancing in respectable British ballrooms

Background imageConcepts Collection: Chinese Pig-Bonze

Chinese Pig-Bonze
The Chinese bonze Tchou Pa- Kiai is the unhappy victim of an unfortunate mistake during reincarnation, forced to live this life half-pig, half-man

Background imageConcepts Collection: Angel Playing Harp

Angel Playing Harp
An angel plays the harp as Easter dawns



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