Christian Art

Christian Art

Call Number : CA-07-02

“Let the children come to me” (Mt 19:14) 

Acrylic on canvas By 

M. P. Manoj


Seated under the sacred peepal tree, Jesus welcomes children and imparts to them words of wisdom. The voice of the Divine Guru enamors the children. Even peacocks, parrots, and deers look up to their creator in awesom admiration. For the first time, they glance at their creator in human form. The teacher and the disciples are barefoot and wear colorful cotton fabrics that are native to India. Manoj adapted the traditional Indian mural style of painting and used warm colors of yellow, red, and their shades. The seamless blend of bright colors creates a sense of harmony and festivity.

The picture is at the Principal’s room at Rajagiri Higher Secondary School at Kalamassery, Kerala, India. Manoj is the art teacher at this school.

Joseph J. Palackal

Our Mission

Christian Musicological Society of India is an international forum for interdisciplinary research, discussion, and dissemination of knowledge, on the music, art and dance of about thirty million Christians in India, who belong to a diverse set of communities and linguistic groups and follow a variety of liturgical traditions some of which date back to the early Christian era. Founded in 1999 by Dr. Joseph J. Palackal CMI, the Society hopes that such researches will draw attention to the lesser known aspects of India in connection with the rest of the world.


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