The Messiah: An illustrated biography of Jesus Christ
Flammarion, £22 (978-2-0803-0017-1)
Church Times Bookshop £19.80
Rubens’s Christ at Emmaus (c.1630) is taken from the book. It tells the story of Jesus’s life as revealed in the New Testament, with short essays setting people and historical events in context, and is illustrated with paintings by the Old Masters, images from murals, manuscripts, and the 19th and 20th centuries.
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