Here I have posted some high-quality shots taken by Bill, a member of our India travel group. That’s a wrap for documentation of the BC 2013 Asian odyssey. More pictures can be found on here and here, while a travelogue can be found here and here. For a reflection on our experience of the Indian Catholicism with its various rites, click here.
I was happy to find out this week that my forthcoming book is in the Fall catalog of Catholic University of America Press and set to be in print by September. It is already available for pre-order on Amazon. A more extended blurb can be found on the CUA Press website.
The cover we decided on (above) is a Rembrandt sketch of the scene from Gen 22 when Abraham is called by God to slaughter Isaac–a dark passage indeed! Of course, Abraham did not have to go through with the physical action, but it still stands out as a particularly evocative “dark passage” and one that is well represented in the Church’s artistic tradition.
Below is a nice selection of pictures taken from other members of our India group. I have also included a few public domain photos to show some places where we were not allowed to take photos. I’ll continue to add to this post as I get more.
Some of us took upwards of 1,000 pictures, and here I’ve posted just “a few” so as to tell our India story in a little more detail. Later I’ll collect some of the best taken from others in our group and get them up as well. UPDATE: For other pictures of the BC 2013 India odyssey, click here and here. My travelogue can be found here and here.
Well, I woke up at 3:30 and never fell back asleep, so it turns out I was able to finish the broad strokes of my India chronicle a couple days earlier than expected. Since I have all kinds of time today and tomorrow, I should get pictures up soon as well! UPDATE: For pictures of the BC 2013 India odyssey, click here and here and here. My travelogue can be found here and here.
Thanks be to God, we are back from India and home in the U.S.A. with family, friends, hamburgers, and the rest. As India is a third-world country, I had limited access to a computer over the past few weeks, so what I’m now posting a brief chronicle of our journey in two posts. I have my camera equipment back in my possession after my bag was returned to from Chicago yesterday. The same bag, incidentally, was lost by the airline on the way to India and on the way back!