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By David R. Cartlidge,J. Keith Elliot

The Christian canon of scripture, referred to as the recent testomony, excluded some of the Church's conventional tales approximately its origins. even though no longer within the Bible, those renowned tales have had a strong impression at the Church's traditions and theology, and a very marked impact on visible representations of Christian trust. This booklet presents a lucid advent to the connection among the apocryphal texts and the work, mosaics, and sculpture within which they're often paralleled, and that have been so major in transmitting those non-Biblical tales to generations of churchgoers.

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