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The Nativity - From the Gospels of Matthew and Luke

Item Number: 24183

Catalog Code: 9780802853714

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The Nativity - A Picture Book

A new look through art at the old, much-loved Christmas story

For centuries the Gospels have told the story of the birth of Christ to people young and old throughout the world. From the breathtaking appearance of the angel Gabriel to the arduous journey of the wise men, from the chilling decree of Herod to the return of Joseph, Mary, and Jesus to Nazareth, the Nativity story has gripped and enthralled the hearts of millions.

This beloved story becomes even more vivid through the luminous, detailed paintings of artist Ruth Sanderson. The Nativity pairs select passages from Matthew and Luke with Sanderson’s illustrations, displaying text and art on expansive two-page spreads. Also incorporating elaborate borders that recall medieval manuscripts, this beautiful volume is a book to be treasured and shared with family and friends.

Ruth Sanderson has illustrated many books for children, including Cinderella and The Snow Princess (both Little, Brown) and the companion volume to this book, Saints: Lives and Illuminations. Her artistic style is inspired by Renaissance art, icons, illuminated manuscripts, old engravings, and woodcuts. She lives in Easthampton, Massachusetts.


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9780802853714
26
11"  (27.9 cm) x 8 1/2"  (21.5 cm)
More Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. Gifts
2010

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St. Luke

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Roman Rite Calendar - 10/18


Patron Of: Bookbinders, Lace Makers, Butchers, Artists, Bachelors, Physicians, Surgeons, Notaries, Doctors, Glass Industry, Goldsmiths, Jewelers, Painters, Sculptors, Brewers

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Born to pagan Greek parents, and possibly a slave. One of the earliest converts. Physician, studying in Antioch and Tarsus. Probably travelled as a ship's doctor; many charitable societies of physicians are named for him. Legend has that he was also a painter who may have done portraits of Jesus and Mary, but none have ever been correctly or definitively attributed to him; this story, and the inspiration his Gospel has always given artists, led to his patronage of them. He met Saint Paul at Troas, and evangelized Greece and Rome with him, being there for the shipwreck and other perils of the voyage to Rome, and stayed in Rome for Paul's two years of in prison. Wrote the Gospel According to Luke, much of which was based on the teachings and writings of Paul, interviews with early Christians, and his own experiences. Wrote a history of the early Church in the Acts of the Apostles. Martyr.
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at Antioch
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c.74 in Greece; some stories say he was martyred, others not; relics at Padua, Italy


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