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By David R. Cartlidge,J. Keith Elliot

The Christian canon of scripture, often called the recent testomony, excluded a few of the Church's conventional tales approximately its origins. even though now not within the Bible, those renowned tales have had a strong impression at the Church's traditions and theology, and a very marked impact on visible representations of Christian trust. This publication presents a lucid creation to the connection among the apocryphal texts and the work, mosaics, and sculpture during which they're often paralleled, and which were so major in transmitting those non-Biblical tales to generations of churchgoers.

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