Monumentalised in this church dedicated to Mary Magdalene and to the glory of the armies of Napoleon in the shape of a Pagan Roman temple, is the concept of the Roman Empire. Interestingly, Constantine when converting to Christianity converted the Pagan Roman Temple, the Pantheon in Rome to a Church. Featured inside La Madeleine is a fresco showing the key figures in the Christian religion and French Military Nobles, with their eyes toward Napoleon who occupies the central position.
Napoleon is depicted as the victor – We have a greater victory to obtain. God used Napoleon for His purpose and we know that He is working in our lives for a greater end…How? 2 Cor 10:4-5; Prov 16:32