Easter: With Words from the King James Bible

Easter With Words from the King James Bible This beautiful holiday gift book captures the timeless story of Easter with the resounding words of the Gospels of the King James Bible and artwork inspired by England s glorious stained glass cathedr

  • Title: Easter: With Words from the King James Bible
  • Author: Fiona French
  • ISBN: 9780066239293
  • Page: 224
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This beautiful holiday gift book captures the timeless story of Easter with the resounding words of the Gospels of the King James Bible and artwork inspired by England s glorious stained glass cathedral windows of Ely, Lincoln, York, and Canterbury Twelve breathtaking panoramas by Kate Greenaway medalist Fiona French illuminate the complete Easter story beginning withThis beautiful holiday gift book captures the timeless story of Easter with the resounding words of the Gospels of the King James Bible and artwork inspired by England s glorious stained glass cathedral windows of Ely, Lincoln, York, and Canterbury Twelve breathtaking panoramas by Kate Greenaway medalist Fiona French illuminate the complete Easter story beginning with Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through the last supper, the crucifixion, the resurrection and Jesus appearance to the disciples, and culminating with his ascension into heaven This is the stunning sequel to Fiona French s stained glass re creation of the Nativity in Bethlehem.

    One thought on “Easter: With Words from the King James Bible”

    1. I very much enjoyed this book with its illustrations calling to mind both stained glass windows and Byzantine icons. The colors and shapes serve to illustrate the words quite well, and, of course, nothing beats the story itself.

    2. The illustrations are beautiful stained glass-like. The king James language might be a bit difficult for small children with its "even" for evening and other words like "cometh, sayest, saith, ye, thou," and it's overall formality that children might not be accustomed to.

    3. 4.5 stars. The stained-glass style illustrations are great (although sometimes the faces look a little odd). The text is taken from the bible--apparently there are two versions, one with King James and one with RSV (which is the one I have). I think it could use a little more connecting material. It feels a bit disjointed and I think if you didn't know the story, you might be a little confused. Also, at the last supper, it includes Jesus saying of the bread "take, eat; this is my body," but then [...]

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