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Monastery at the Brook Cherith--Where Christ fasted forty days and forty nights
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Monastery at the Brook Cherith--Where Christ fasted forty days and forty nights
Title:
Monastery at the Brook Cherith--Where Christ fasted forty days and forty nights [Graphic]
Year:
St. Louis, 1894.
Creator:
Bain, Robert E. M
Category:
Greek Orthodox Monastery
Monastery Of St. George Of Koziba
Object Details:
1 photograph : b&w ; 25.4 x 18.1 cm ( 10 x 7 in).
Notes:
Photograph is in a book with a description beneath ; printed description: "(Mark, i:13.)--One of the most sublime ravines in Palestine. The founders of the monastery on the mountain's side believed it to be the site, or near the site, of Elijah's hiding place during the miraculous drouth that occurred in Ahab's reign, and where he was fed by ravens, while the famine raged in Palestine. In this region Christ wandered when he was driven by the spirit into the wilderness after the opening heavens, the descending dove and the Father's voice. Here He was with the wild beasts; here He fasted forty days and forty nights; here He resisted the temptations of the adversary by the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God. It is a most desolate place." See 5410BAI/LVii136CAJS (Voyager # 362332)
A complex of buildings are perched on the side of a cliff and above a ravine
Collection:
CAJS Image Collection LVi BAI 5218 LVi136CAJS
The Lenkin Family Collection of Photography, University of Pennsylvania Libraries