• Grande Cardinale Seduto 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      1955 height 220cm
    • Christ giving the keys to Peter 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Under the balcony and above the entrance to the narthex is the bas relief of Christ giving the keys to St. Peter by Ambrogio Buonvicino.
    • Anita Garibaldi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      We enter the 19th century via the sculpture of Anita Garibaldi on horseback with baby in one arm and pistol in the other, as she charges forward to fight with her husband for the unification of Italy. Statue on the Janiculum hill.
    • Loggia 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The entry loggia. It's the Loggia of Cupid and Psyche (in Farnesina)
    • Crucifixion of St. Peter 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Also in the Pauline chapel is Michelangelo's crucifixion of St. Peter. (Both Pauline chapel images from books)
    • Ruins of the Villa of Maxentius 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • The informal English garden with fountains 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Interior of the Waldensian Church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Note the typical 19th century Protestant liturgical arrangement with the high central pulpit with the communion table down below with the pipes of the organ surmounting all. Unlike Dutch Calvinists of the period there is ...
    • The Oratorio dei Filippini 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Façade by Borromini in 1637-52. It is this building which gave its name to all subsequent oratorios.
    • "Vatican Navy" 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      On the eastern side of the Vatican museum is a wonderful little fountain whimsically described as the Vatican's navy
    • The baptismal font 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Entering St. Peter's one encounters the huge porphyry basin of the baptismal font, surmounted with its great gold covering.
    • Conversion of barbarians 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Here we have barbarians adoring the faith.
    • Plaque commemorating Martyrdom of Paul and John 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Marble plaque
    • The Tiara fountain 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The Tiara fountain stands on the end of the Piazza San Pietro alongside the edge of the Bernini colonnade.
    • Entrance to the Augostino 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      It was built between 1479 and 1483. Martin Luther would have visited the church of Augustan while in Rome. Above it's entrance is the promise of indulgences.
    • Close up 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      A bas relief of Elijah being taken into heaven in his fiery chariot. The station shows battle scars from World War II.
    • Fontanella del Facchino 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      In the Via Lata on a corner of the Palazzo Simonetti is a porter holding a barrel, representing water sellers who resold Tiber or Trevi water.
    • Interior of the dome 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The dome carries with it tremendous iconographic significance. From ancient times the dome was a symbol of the heavens and thus of deity and eternity. This ancient symbol found its fulfillment in it's use in the Church ...
    • The Chapel of Cypriano and Justina 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      This mosaics of this chapel date back to Sixtus III (5th century)
    • Borghese Gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Faux temple with goddess. (Erma H. Bruggink, wife of the photographer)