John the Baptist's Warning about the impending judgment.
 
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Title:John the Baptist's Warning about the impending judgment
Notes:From Daniel 4:14-15a -- "He called in a loud voice: 'Cut down the tree and trim of its branches; strip off its leaves and scatter its fruit. Let the animals flee from under it and the birds from its branches. Yet leave the stump with its roots in the ground, But with a band of iron and bronze around it In the new grass of the field..." See Viviano, B. (2000). The Least in the Kingdom : Matthew 11:11, Its Parallel in Luke 7:28 (Q), and Daniel 4:14. Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 62(1), 41-54, for an extensive analysis of the texts in relation to the Advent message.

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:Daniel 4:14
Person as Subject:John, the Baptist (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AAdvt02
CAdvt03
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General Subject:Tree
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,001 A4

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Attribution:John the Baptist's Warning about the impending judgment, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. https://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29456 [retrieved July 28, 2021].
Record Number:29456 Last Updated: 2020-12-18 19:53:53 Record Created: 2003-04-29 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition