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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"...

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, ...

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 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 ...

Was Jesus Born in a Cave in Bethlehem? - COGwriter.com

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Nov 21, 2012 ... Representation of Cave Grotto, Vatican City, January 2010 ... Jesus' birth in Bethlehem was foretold in the Old Testament: .... birth as having taken place in a cave near the village of Bethlehem ; such cave stables are not rare in Palestine. ..... But, he adds, no Nativity scene would be complete without them.

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; ...

The Nativity in Art - Christian Iconography

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Explains medieval & early Christian pictures of the birth of Christ and the influence ... Since the second century pilgrims have been visiting a cave in Bethlehem thought ... A stable seems an obvious locale for a manger, and the sarcophagal ... most Nativity scenes on Christmas cards have Mary kneeling to the Christ Child.

Nativity scenes - Christkindlregion | Steyr | Garsten | Sierning ...

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Nativity scenes as traditional representations of the birth of Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem have inspired people for centuries. Renowned are the artfully carved  ...

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.

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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  ...

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 ...

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  ...