Rebuilding of the House of God.
 
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Title:Rebuilding of the House of God
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, representing Haggai's prophetic speech in which God asks the people to build a new temple, greater than the previous one.

First Sunday in Advent, Year A: This image represents the House of the Lord that Isaiah and the Psalmist emphasize, "Let us go up to the House of the Lord," personified in Jerusalem.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Scripture:Haggai 2:9
Psalm 122
Isaiah 2:1-5
Person as Subject:Haggai (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AAdvt01
General Subject:Jerusalem
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71S11
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 B2

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Attribution:Rebuilding of the House of God, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29284 [retrieved April 13, 2021].
Record Number:29284 Last Updated: 2020-12-14 13:52:11 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition