Jesus as a child in Nazareth.

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Title:Jesus as a child in Nazareth
Notes:JESUS MAFA is a response to the New Testament readings from the Lectionary by a Christian community in Cameroon, Africa. Each of the readings were selected and adapted to dramatic interpretation by the community members. Photographs of their interpretations were made, and these were then transcribed to paintings. See: and

Scripture:Luke 2:51-52
Lectionary links:CXmas01
General Subject:Childhood of Jesus
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- Cameroon

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Attribution:JESUS MAFA. Jesus as a child in Nazareth, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 28, 2016].
Record Number:48304 Last Updated: 2012-11-27 16:22:11 Record Created: 2006-12-15 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition