Life of Jesus


SACRED ART AND THE LIFE OF JESUS

This section provides an illustrated life of Jesus with key events depicted in the paintings by famous Renaissance artists.

Most readings come complete with images of sacred art; an analysis of how different parts of speech are used in the scriptural passage; and  definitions of new vocabulary.


Ancestry, Birth and Early Life of Jesus

 

The Adoration of the Shepherds (Gerard van Honthorst, 1592-1656)

The Adoration of the Shepherds (Gerard van Honthorst, 1592-1656)

 


The Public Ministry of Jesus

 

The Calling of the Apostles (Domenic Ghirlandaio, 1449-1494)

The Calling of the Apostles (Domenic Ghirlandaio, 1449-1494)

 


The Final Days of Jesus

 

The Agony in the Garden (Andrea Mantegna, 1431-1506)

The Agony in the Garden (Andrea Mantegna, 1431-1506)

 


The Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus

 

Jesus ascending to heaven (John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815)

Jesus ascending to heaven (John Singleton Copley, 1738-1815)

 


The Miracles of Jesus


The Parables of Jesus


The Early Church

The Pentecost (Jean II Restout, 1692-1768)

The Pentecost (Jean II Restout, 1692-1768)

 


The Church Today

St. Peters Basilica, Vatican City (Andres Tille, CC by SA 4.0)

St. Peters Basilica, Vatican City (Andres Tille, CC by SA 4.0)