Isaiah, Hosea and the Flight into Egypt

  Isaiah, Hosea and the Flight into Egypt

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1899

Two-light window depicting the prophets Isaiah and Hosea, Tobias and the Angel, and the flight of the Holy Family into Egypt.

technique: stained glass
size: 146 cm (width)
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of St Edmund, Crickhowell, Powys
west wall of north aisle

Inscription: Ad Majoram Dei Gloriam.

The story of Tobit and the Angel appears in the apocryphal Book of Tobit. Both it, and the story of the Flight into Egypt, concern persecution and exile. Tobit as a 'man of sorrows' and a 'servant of the Lord' (Isaiah 53:3) is a 'type' of Jesus, prefiguring the Passion.



 

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