Jesus the Judge: Old English Poetry and Medieval Doom Paintings

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-c2swy-faf55d

The second most ubiquitous representation of Jesus in the Middle Ages, after the Crucifixion, was Jesus seated in judgment on Doomsday. This version of Jesus is certainly less popular today! Grace considers the ramifications of this image for us through its appearance in Old English poetry and in the Doom paintings on the inside of all English medieval churches. 

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