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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 ...

Glencairn Museum - Visual Elements in the Nativity

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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, ...

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.

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  ...

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.

The theological role of animals in Christianity and the birth of Jesus ...

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Dec 23, 2014 ... Prompted by animal-thronged representations of the nativity scene, ... mount a massive crowd-pleasing re-enactment called Bethlehem Live! ... he was born in a humble stable, or laid down in a manger (i.e., a feeding trough), ...

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.

At The Manger: World Nativity Traditions Educational Activities for 5 ...

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and the First Christmas Creche: The Premier Nativity Scene in a Stable with Live .... Students will be able to create a visual representation of the story of Christ's ..... 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod,  ...

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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 ...

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

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Device in the stable for feeding the domestic animals; Creche, manger scene, figural representation of the holy family in the stable of Bethlehem (after Lukas 2),  ...

“Away in a Manger”: Do Manger Scenes Get it Right? | Café ...

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Dec 23, 2013 ... Francis of Assisi is the first one who made a Nativity scene in a cave ... the manager scenes are an accurate representation of what happened the night Christ was born. ... caves used for keeping sheep that dotted the hillsides in Bethlehem. ... 28-29), points out barn structures and stables as we know them ...