• Apse Mosaic 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      At the top of the vault is the iconic representation of the dome of heaven with the hand of God stretching down to the crucifix surrounded by John the Baptist and doctors of the church. The rivers of living water flow from ...
    • Baptism of Christ in the dome of the baptistery. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1992)
      The dome mosaic at Lydia's place depicts Christ's baptism in the Jordan river .
    • Basilica B columns and Pier for Dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Basilica B columns and Pier for Dome
    • Christ enthroned in Saint Paul's-outside-the walls 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1975)
      Christ enthroned as ruler with the book of the law is a far cry emotionally from the good shepherd and healer.
    • The Christus Pantocrator 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Fresco of Christus Pantocrator depicted in the dome of the Church of the Twelve.
    • Christus Pantocrator in Dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The Christus Pantocrator surrounded by apostles, prophets and martyrs in the dome of the Cathedral.
    • Christus Pantocrator in dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Christ Pantocrator in the dome of the Church of Hagios Demetrios. The tradition continues in this orthodox church built in the middle of a resort complex, maintaining the tradition of the Christ Pantrocator in the dominant ...
    • Christus Pantocrator in Greek Village 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The Christus Pantocrator in the church's dome.
    • A close up of the summit of the obelisk and St. Peter's. 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A close up of the summit of the obelisk reveals the insignia of the Bernini papacy, under which the obelisk was raised, with the cross surmounting all. Note the cross over the orb of the world, which also surmounts the ...
    • Conjunction of Sant Ivo's nave and dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      Borromini uses geometry and simple symbols of angels, stars, light, and of course papal seals to overwhelm the participant, rather than the figural excesses of Bernini.
    • Conjunction of Sant Ivo's nave and dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Borromini uses geometry and simple symbols of angels, stars, light, and of course papal seals to overwhelm the participant, rather than the figural excesses of Bernini.
    • Dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The dome of San' Ignazio is quite convincing, especially in the dim light of the nave.
    • The dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Surmounting all is the great dome of St. Peter's. Supporting the dome on the squinches are the mosaic portraits of the Gospel writers. In this instance, Matthew and John.
    • The dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The dome of Andrea Pozzo is convincing, especially when standing on the small yellow disk set in the pavement in the middle of the nave. In actuality this dome is on a canvas 17 meters in diameter.
    • Dome at Cyril and Methodius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Shot of Christ as central figure in the dome of the church. While the icon of Cyril and Methodius is covered with silver and placed above the bishop's chair, nonetheless the tradition of placing Christ in the dominant ...
    • Dome at Dodeka Apostoli 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1994)
      Shot of the dome at Dodeka Apostoli
    • Dome from apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The dome or cupulo seen from the apse shows the distortion of the dome when seen from an alternate perspective.
    • Dome Mosaic Hagias Sophia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1990)
      Dome mosaic with Christ enthroned surrounded by prophets, martyrs, and Mary.
    • Dome of Hagia Sophia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Close up shot of Dome of Hagia Sophia. From church to mosque under Kemal Ataturk, the mosque became a museum.