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Michelangelo’s Puzzle

In the chapel, Michelangelo found Julius standing alone in the Cardinal’s Square, looking up at Jonah. “You disobeyed me, Buonarroti,” Julius said in a voice that was steely but quiet. “You promised me St. Peter on that throne. What do you have to say for yourself?” Michelangelo feigned surprise. “I thought you, of all people, […]

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Jesus Christ

As Michelangelo was painting The Punishment of Haman, he pondered his last scene: the man who was to sit on a white marble throne above the Sistine Chapel’s altar. Pope Julius was still expecting that man to be St. Peter. But St. Peter had never been Michelangelo’s choice. The man sitting above the altar had […]

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Separating Light from Darkness

The last Genesis scene Michelangelo painted was the first scene of the creation story. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, “Let there be […]

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