Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Last Judgment

  • Of metaphoric hearts

    Frank Gonzalez-Crussi Chicago, Illinois, United States   The Sacred Heart of Jesus, c. 1767 Pompeo Batoni – Northern side chapel of Il Gesù, Rome An indescribable nostalgia, a feeling compounded of wistfulness, the alacrity of happy memories, and the pain of regret for things irretrievably lost invades me as I evoke one of my former visits…