..... We are used to images such as The Virgin Mary stamping on the serpent who is portrayed as being evil.  In this sculpture, the wild yet creative instinctive forces are brought into relationship with the higher, more consciously human part of the person.  This is a Symbol of Transformation where an active approach to the instinctive life is made possible.  Do Christians wish to continue with a religious culture where the instinctive life is repressed or are we willing to engage with it ? (go back)