Journey Into Joy
This is a beautifully produced book richly illustrated on each page; It would make a superb gift, especially for confirmation or ordination; The illustrations include well-known religious images; Beautifully chosen prayers and readings; The concept is an unusual one; Taking...
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This is a beautifully produced book richly illustrated on each page; It would make a superb gift, especially for confirmation or ordination; The illustrations include well-known religious images; Beautifully chosen prayers and readings; The concept is an unusual one; Taking the concept of the Stations of the Cross as a beginning, Andrew Walker takes fourteen appearances by Jesus following the Resurrection and creates a parallel Stations of the Resurrection. For each station there is a bible reading, poem, meditation and prayer, with a full colour image of a painting illustrating the event. From the empty tomb, to Jesus' appearances to the women and on the road to Emmaus, to Christ's Ascension, and Pentecost, this beautiful book bring us closer into the joy which is the Easter mystery.
Andrew Walker is Canon Professor of Culture, Theology and Education at King's College, London; the editor of the 'Deep Church' series from Paternoster Press (books on the relationship between tradiition and contemporary religious practice),and the author of Remembering Our Future: Explorations in Deep Church(2007); and The Idea of a Christian University.
- Eugene Burnaud, The Disciples Peter And John Running To The Sepulchre On The Morning Of The Resurrection; Sir Edward Burne-jones, The Morning Of The Resurrection; Albert Pinkham Ryder, Christ Appearing To Mary; Botticelli, Noli Me Tangere; Matthias Grunewald, Soldiers Guarding Christ's Tomb At The Resurrection; Michelangelo Caravaggio, Supper At Emmaus; Fra Angelico, Communion Of The Apostles; Berrardo Strozzi, The Incredulity Of St Thomas; Konrad Witz, Miraculous Draught Of Fishes; Philippe De Champaigne, The Calling Of St Peter; Giovanni Bellini, The Transfiguration; Jan Mostaert, The Conversion Of St Paul; Ford Maddox Brown, The Ascension; El Greco, The Pentecost