MODERN IMAGES: MARY OF NAZARETH
Maia Morgenstern as Mary of Nazareth in 'The Passion of the Christ'
Very few images of Mary show the lines and wrinkles a Jewish peasant woman would have as she aged.
Later sequences in 'The Passion of the Christ' capture the mature Mary.
Statue of Mary by David Wynne, Ely Cathedral
A modern statue of Mary by Robert Graham
The cathedral website describes the statue thus:
'The ornamental space above the pair of bronze doors contains the 8 foot image of Our Lady of the Angels.
Mary in Franco Zeffirelli's film 'Jesus of Nazareth'
Nativity scene from a modern film
The young Mary, from a recent film
'Kissing the Face of God', by Morgan Weistling
Other Online Bible Websites
Study famous and historical people, places, artwork and archaelogy of the Holy Bible online.
For more online Bible study resources and activities, visit the following websites:
www.bible-people.info - stories of the Bible's most famous men and women - Moses, Judas, John the Baptist, Mary Magdalene and more
www.womeninthebible.net - all about Bible women, good and bad: Ruth, Deborah, Mary of Nazareth, Jezebel
www.bible-archaeology.info - archaeological evidence and the Bible - what can we prove?
http://www.bible-art.info/ - Bible paintings and artworks: Nativity, Resurrection, Esther, Martha and Mary
http://www.bible-topten.com/ - Top Ten heroes, bad women, ways to hell, young people, villains, murders, films
http://www.bible-architecture.info/ - more about houses, palaces, temples and fortresses
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