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Nativity scene

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A nativity scene or crèche is the special exhibition, particularly during the Christmas season, of art objects representing the scene of the birth of Jesus. While the term "nativity scene"...

creche - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com

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A creche is a representation of the scene of Jesus Christ's birth. It's the nativity ... a representation of Christ's nativity in the stable at Bethlehem. 2. n. a hospital ...

What is the “crèche” or Nativity or manger scene used at ...

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Crèche is the French term for a Nativity, manger, or crib scene. ... A crèche is a miniature, three-dimensional representation of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem on the ... the set are a manger with a bed of straw or wheat, the stable or cave, and the Star  ...

What is a Christmas nativity? - GotQuestions.org Home

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A nativity scene is a representation of the night of Jesus' birth as depicted in the ... and Jesus were in a stable that night due to the overcrowding in Bethlehem's ...

Creation Museum Nativity scene to upset 'stable' images - USA Today

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Dec 1, 2009 ... There will be no Christ child in a stable in the annual nativity display. Jesus, says founder and director Ken Ham, was born in a house in Bethlehem. ... They're cosseting the Holy Family in a "representation of a typical ...

The Origin of Nativity Scenes - Free Republic

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Dec 23, 2010 ... In fact the word presepio (Nativity Scene) comes from the Latin verb ... dimensional representation of the birth of Jesus Christ, composed of ..... the town of Bethlehem on its crest and the stable with the Nativity scene at its foot.

My Catholic Faith - Chapter 31 - The Nativity

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--Christ was born of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Christmas Day, in Bethlehem, more than ... And so they sought shelter in a poor stable; there Jesus was born. ... III and sought approval of his plans to make a scenic representation of the Nativity.

Christmas crips (creche, manger scenes) in the Internet - Krippen

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Christmas cribs (manger scenes, nativity sets) in the Internet ... manger scene, figural representation of the holy family in the stable of Bethlehem (after Lukas 2),  ...

The Institute for Sacred Architecture | Articles| A Roman Christmas ...

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At that time even more elaborate representations of the nativity scene were introduced ... The star of Bethlehem is typically present as well in the distant sky. ... and Matthew indicates that the Holy Family was no longer in the stable at that time.

Christmas Stories in Christian Apocrypha - Biblical Archaeology ...

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Aug 2, 2016 ... The modern Christmas nativity scene is drawn from apocryphal texts in addition to ... shepherds, angels and Magi crowding the Bethlehem stable. .... The nativity scene is a timeless representation of when God became man; ...

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Visual Elements in Nativity Scenes - Glencairn Museum

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The visual focus of a Nativity scene is the Christ Child, with Mary, Joseph, ... While the New Testament never mentions a stable, Luke (2:7) recounts that Mary “laid ... was built over the cave in Bethlehem where the birth was believed to have ... Mary is sometimes absent from the earliest artistic representations of the Nativity, ...

What is the meaning and purpose of a Christmas nativity?

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Is the nativity a helpful reminder of what Christmas is all about? ... First, most nativity scenes are set in a stable or cave. While this may have been where Jesus  ...

Depictions of Christ's Birth in Art Through the Ages | Article | Culture.pl

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Dec 24, 2010 ... The scene has been expanded, enriched with rooftops and towers, the ox and ... Such traditional representations of the Nativity can also be found in a .... on the right and their journey to the stable in Bethlehem towards the left, ...