Face of Christ

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Author  C. C. Dobson
Publisher  Kessinger Pub Co
Publication Date   January 1, 2003
ISBN  0766137678
Pages  132

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Earliest likenesses from the catacombs. Contents: purpose of the work; Thomas Heaphy's work in the catacombs; church in the catacombs; fresco-likeness of our Lord from the catacomb of SS. Nereo ed Achilleo; cloth-likeness attributed to St. Peter; designs on glass paterae; existence or otherwise of an authentic likeness; origin and perpetuation of the traditional likeness; likenesses attributed to the lifetime of our Lord; we shall see Him as He is. Includes fourteen indexed illustrations.

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