Effacement of the Image (North Wall of St John the Divine) (January 2015)

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More pictures from 113th Street as the north wall of St John the Divine gets covered up, obscured from view, secreted away and hidden. January 2015. Pretty soon it’s going to be all gone, except a peek here and a corner there. It’s very cool watching this happpen,this disappearance from public view of an important religious icon. Will keep you posted.

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Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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6 Responses to Effacement of the Image (North Wall of St John the Divine) (January 2015)

  1. I live down the block. It’s a shondeh what has been done to the Cathedral–beginning with the apartment building they put up at the southeast corner of the property

  2. Barbara says:

    It’s so sad. I’ve been there a few times and love St John the Unfinished.

  3. dmf says:

    bbc on phenomenology: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04ykk4m
    have you read alva noe’s new book on varieties of presences?

  4. dmf says:

    Hisham Aidi—an expert on globalization and social movements—discusses the role of hip hop in the French-Muslim community and the recent debates about the genre.

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