Leaving Legacies: Shining Light into Darkness Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Apostle Paul, and The Conversion on the Way to Dama (Paperback)

Leaving Legacies: Shining Light into Darkness Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, The Apostle Paul, and The Conversion on the Way to Dama By Elaine L. Wilson Cover Image
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The two men lived centuries apart. Saul (later known as Saint Paul) lived in the 1st Century and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (professionally known as Caravaggio) lived in the late 16th into the early 17th Century. Woven into their fascinating stories is a painting by Caravaggio of Saul/Saint Paul called "The Conversion on the Way to Damascus." It bridges the chasm of their centuries into ours. St. Paul and Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio were totally human. They both made serious mistakes. They both committed horrific crimes. But, ultimately they earned the world's respect. They possessed the drive, the strength of mind, and the energy to use their God-given talents to carry forth on their journeys... pre-ordained by Providence. They brought divinely inspired messages to the world. With pen and brush they gifted the world with priceless legacies. "Shining Light into Darkness" their works permeate the earth with the everlasting light of God... "Leaving Legacies.

About the Author


Elaine L Wilson travels extensively to research and enjoy the art and architecture of various time periods and countries. Art history and its connections to faith are two of her passions. "Leaving Legacies" is one in a series of 13 books called "The Art of God's Messages" that she is currently writing. All the books focus on how men have answered the call to become messengers through the talents they were given. She is a native Pennsylvanian with degrees from several universities. Her extensivebackground includes: art instruction/supervision, graphic design, art museum founding/directorship, and admissions representative for an art school. She is a watercolorist and photographer. Her sense of curiosity and enthusiasm for art history and religion makes her writing and lectures entertaining and informative.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781522877554
ISBN-10: 152287755X
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 29th, 2016
Pages: 132
Language: English