Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - Santa Maria Maggiore.
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Title:Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - Santa Maria Maggiore
Notes:This image is often used as a prefigurement of the Eucharist, and the priestly designation of Christ, as mentioned in Hebrews. Note Melchizedek's dress, and Christ's signal of favor towards Melchizedek, not Abraham
Building:Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

Scripture:Genesis 29:15-28
Person as Subject:Jacob (Biblical figure)
Rachel (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AProp12
General Subject:Marriage

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Copyright Source:Prof. Lee M. Jefferson,
Copyright Permission:Donor must be contacted for permission.
Attribution:Marriage of Jacob and Rachel - Santa Maria Maggiore, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 19, 2024]. Original source: Prof. Lee M. Jefferson,
Record Number:54012 Last Updated: 2022-07-07 15:24:09 Record Created: 2008-07-08 09:42:58
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition