Michael H. Marchal

Michael H. Marchal recently retired after a long career teaching literature and philosophy in high school and college. His last two books have focused on the RCIA: the award-winning The Spirit At Work and Towards the Table.

Articles by Michael H. Marchal

The Interplay of Ritual and Art: The Dome Mosaic in the Neonian Baptistery of Ravenna

If the decoration of the Neonian Baptistery is read as a stage-setting carefully designed by its patron to complement the baptismal ritual during its enactment, its meaning reveals itself.1