People

People


Learn more about some familiar and perhaps unfamiliar people 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 People category.

  • Abraham and the Binding of Ishmael, 18th century. Fresco, Haft Tanan (Seven Tombs) Mausoleum, Shiraz, Iran.
  • Hommage à Apollinaire, or Adam et Ève
  • vanLeyden-Jezebel-Ahab
  • John the Evangelist
  • Orlando Haugland, David and Bathsheba, circa 2011.
  • Cain and Abel, 1564. Woodcut, from Die Gantze Bibel, printed in Germany by Christoph Froschauer. Courtesy of the Digital Image Archive, Pitts Theology Library, Candler School of Theology, Emory University.
  • Michelangelo, Prophet Daniel, detail, 1508–12. Fresco, Sistine Chapel, Vatican City.
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  • Ben-Zion, The Prophetess Deborah. Oil on canvas, 1957.
  • Elijah
  • Queen Esther
  • Martiros Saryan, Fairy Tale. Garden of Eden. Watercolor on paper, 1904.
  • Hagar
  • Isaiah
  • James
  • Michelangelo, Jeremiah. Fresco, 1508–1512.
  • Jesus
  • Gonzalo Carrasco, Job on the Dunghill. Oil on canvas, 1881. Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico City.
  • Baptism
  • Joseph and his Clothing
  • Giotto di Bondone, Judas Receiving Payment for his Betrayal. From the Life of Christ, Cappella degli Scrovegni, Padua, Italy, late 13th–early 14th century.
  • Giovanni Battista Salvi, Judith. Oil on canvas, 17th century.
  • Carl Dixon, The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus, (date unknown). Mixed media on carved wood panel.
  • Virgin of the Immaculate Conception, circa 1690–1710.
  • Mary and Martha-Qi
  • Bartolommeo Bulgarini, Saint Mary Magdalen, circa 1350–1360.
  • Guido Reni, Moses with the Tables of the Law. Oil on canvas, circa 1624. Galleria Borghese, Rome.
  • Saint Paul Writing His Epistles
  • Jacob Jordaens, Saint Peter. Oil on canvas, early 17th century. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.
  • Feast in the House of Simon the Pharisee, 1618-20.
  • Salvador Dali, Familia Ruth Moabitidis, 1964.

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