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People of the Book: An Artistic Exploration of the Bible
People of the Book An Artistic Exploration of the Bible Author:Josse Stern People of the Book is more than an attractive art volume. Reflecting the great skill and talent of one of Israel's most distinguished artists, it traces the story of the Jewish people through the Book which has had such a profound effect on the entire world. — Jossi Stern begins his explortion of the Bible with Abraham's journey from Ur of the C... more »haldees bearing God's promise that "I will cause you to become the father of a great nation". The artist continues to weave his way through a procession of patriarchs and priests, judges and kings, poets and prophets. Then, from the springboard of Ezekiel's prophecy of the "return to the land of Israel", he leaps more than two millenniums to the middle of the twentieth century.
The artist finds today's people of the Book walking the streest of his home city -- Jerusalen. The Book with was the cohesive force and lifeline of the Jewish people through centuries of dispersion and persecution encourages their return totheir ancient homeland by the promise and fulfilment of its prophecies.« less