Easter: With Words from the King James Bible

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Frances Lincoln, 2002 - Easter - 32 pages
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Twelve radiant tableaux reflect the timeless beauty of the Easter story in stained glass. Beginning with Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, the dramatic events unfold: the last supper, Jesus' betrayal and arrest, his trial and mockery, the crucifixion, resurrection and his three appearances to the disciples, culminating in his ascension into heaven. Fiona French's images - in designs and colours inspired by the pages of Les Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry and by the glorious English cathedral windows of Ely, Lincoln, York and Canterbury - combine with words taken from the Authorized King James version of the New Testament, to create a classic celebration of Easter to accompany her beautiful stained glass Christmas story - Bethlehem.

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In a sequel to her earlier Bethlehem (2001), Greenaway Medalist French has created a powerful pictorial rendition of the Easter story. She uses only the language of the King James Bible, which is ... Read full review

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