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The Role of a Woman, According to the Bible

It is not surprising that the difference in the versions of the creation account has been used for many centuries to relegate women to a lesser role and substantiate a male dominated culture. In the tablet of the Ten Commandments, it is written “thou shalt not covet their neighbor’s house, thou shalt not covet their neighbor wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is they neighbor’s,” thereby lowering woman as a possession of man, one whose importance is gleaned from her man, as in the case of Adam and Eve (Deut 5:21).

Playing in the heavenlys

Staring steadfast at the parti- tions. Minutes of twists and emotions burst forth: Letters, alphabets, cubes circles, square, yellow, blue, red splash and lines twirling on a wild-goose chase. But why?

"Playing Classics" by Tatiana Selvinskaya

Tatiana Selvinskaya is a Russian who was born to the house of Ilya Selvinsky, the renowned Russian poet and leader of the constructivist. Invariably, Tatiana was exposed to different types of arts as a young girl. Which is why it's no surprise that she became a very virtuoso person: wrote a lot of poems, painted quite a lot of series and many others.
     This particular painting is contextually that of a lady lying down naked and looking at the face of a man.

Analysis of Trenton Doyle Hancock's Descension and Dissention

Trenton Doyle Hancock, an American fine artist, was born in 1974 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and grew up in Paris, Texas. Hancock received his Bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, and his Master’s from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia. Hancock creates prints, drawings, and collaged felt paintings that tell stories of a fantastical nature through use of abstract expressionism and surrealism. He also mixes drawing with abstract expressionist painting or collage.
     The Descension and Dissention is a piece of collage in the “We Done All We Could and None of It’s Good” collection that was exhibited in the USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, from January 14 to March 10, 2011. The depiction is that of a white skeleton being prevented from falling into a