Passages

Passages


Learn more about some familiar and perhaps unfamiliar passages from the Bible. Main articles explore two leading questions and are connected to related articles and multimedia content that invite you to explore different angles on the subject. Click the Related Articles tab to the right to see all articles related in the Passages category.

  • Rembrandt van Rijn, The Sacrifice of Isaac, 1635. Oil on canvas, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg.
  • Daniel in the Lions’ Den
  • David and Uriah
  • Moshe Shah Mizrahi, The Fall of Goliath, early 20th century.
  • Genesis Apocryphon (1QapGen), circa third century B.C.E.–first century C.E. Ink on parchment, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Cain and Abel
  • Mural of St. John, Church of Bahera. 15th century. Hawzien, Ethiopia. © Ethiopian Heritage Fund
  • The Good Samaritan
  • Eduourd Léon Edy-Legrand, Jesus Healing the Blind Man. ca. 1950. Illustration from La Bible, ed. Maurice Robert.
  • Detail of Isaiah and a seraph, late 18th century. From the iconostasis of the Greek Catholic Cathedral of Hajdúdorog, Hungary.
  • Giotto di Bondone, Expulsion of the Money-Changers. Fresco, 1304–1306.
  • Diego Velazquez (1599-1660), Christ Crucified, circa 1632. Oil on canvas, Prado Museum, Madrid.
  • William Blake, Blake’s Illustrations of the Book of Job, 1875.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
  • Frederick William Risser, The Lord’s Prayer, circa 1883.
  • Marc Chagall, Song Of Songs IV, 1958.
  • Ancient Corinth, with Acrocorinth in the background.
  • Timothy Washington, Unauthorized, 2012
  • Vineyard in Wadi Biyar, West Bank, Israel.
  • Ostracon, recording a part of Quirinius
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  • Vincent van Gogh, The Sower, 1888.
  • He Qi, The Good Samaritan.
  • Psalm 151 infrared image
  • Joseph Chaumet, detail of Via Vita, Sculpture, late 19th century. Musee eucharistique du Hieron, Paray-le-Monail, France.
  • William Blake, The Great Red Dragon and the Beast from the Sea (detail). Pen and watercolor, circa 1805. National Gallery of Art, Washington.
  • Impression of a woman
  • Rembrandt, Moses with the Tablets of the Law. Oil on canvas, 1659.
  • Pieter Brueghel the Elder, Tower of Babel, 1563. Oil on panel, Kuntshistorische Museum, Vienna, Austria.
  • Vasily Polenov, Jesus and the Woman Taken in Adultery. Oil on canvas, 1888.

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