Creche #3

Posted by Eric Cousineau (Sherwood Park, Canada) on 13 December 2015 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Saint Francis of Assisi is credited with creating the first nativity scene in 1223 (a "living" one) intending thereby to cultivate the worship of Christ, having been inspired by his recent visit to the Holy Land where he had been shown Jesus's traditional birthplace. The scene's popularity inspired communities throughout Catholic countries to stage similar pantomimes.

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Devi from Chennai, India

How simple and straightforward !!
Looks like wood...ebony!

13 Dec 2015 11:13am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

good shot

13 Dec 2015 5:35pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, the simplicity here is all the more powerful . . this says all that is necessary to say.

13 Dec 2015 6:00pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

There is a simple beauty to this. I collect small nativities so this one appeals to me.

13 Dec 2015 7:09pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bien

14 Dec 2015 8:43am

PENTAX K-5
1/30 second
F/7.1
ISO 3200
97 mm (35mm equiv.)

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