Fall into Ruin of the House of God.
 
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Title:Fall into Ruin of the House of God
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, representing Haggai's prophetic speech according to which God points to the Temple that lies in ruins (in quatrefoil above) and asks it to be rebuilt.

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 1:1-11
Person as Subject:Haggai (Biblical prophet)
Lectionary links:CProp21
General Subject:Temple
Building
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71S11

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Attribution:Fall into Ruin 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=29285 [retrieved November 30, 2020].
Record Number:29285 Last Updated: 2020-10-29 20:42:11 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition