The Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem from Carta

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Intended for pilgrims and visitors to Jerusalem, the Way of the Cross - the Via Dolorosa, and the 14 Stations of the Cross. It is an intelligible account of the origin, meaning and development of this pious practice.

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The Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem from Carta By Fr. John Kenneth Campbell O.F.M.

This luxuriously illustrated volume is intended for pilgrims and visitors to Jerusalem, the Way of the Cross - the Via Dolorosa, and the 14 Stations of the Cross. It is an intelligible account of the origin, meaning and development of this pious practice. The Way of the Cross is placed in its appropriate setting - the topography of the city, historic events and the Jerusalem of our time.

Did you know that a certain number of the Stations of the Cross of the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem are all within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
How many of the Stations of the Cross are along the Via Dolorosa and how many are within the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. What are their numbers?
Was the concept of the Fourteen Stations of the Cross formulated in ancient Jerusalem at the time of Jesus and his Disciples?
The answers to these questions and many other can be found in "The Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem".

Contents:

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Jesus Tried Before the Sanhedrin
  • He Suffered under Pontius Pilate
  • From the Praetorium to Calvary
  • Traditional Sites
  • How the Early Christians of Jerusalem commemorated Christ's Passion and Death
  • The Franciscan Link with the Stations of the Cross
  • Prayers for the Stations of the Cross
  • Bibliography

Featuring:
Illustrations
Photographs
Symbology

Language: English
Soft Cover,
64 pages,
5.5 x10 in. (14.5 x25 cm)
Weight: 166 g (5.85 oz)

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