Forfatter: Bentley, James

Oberammergau and the Passion Play

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Oberammergau and the Passion Play.

Penguin Books, Harmondsworth 1984, stor 8vo, orig. omslag, 89 + (7) s., engelsk tekst, rikt illustrert.

«In 1633 the villagers of Oberammergau vowed that, should God deliver them from the ravages of the plague, they would perform a Passion Play every ten years thereafter in remembrance and celebration. Three hundred and fifty years later, their past chequered by war and religious opposition, they are honouring their vow for the thirty-seventh time. Undertaken in obscurity, the Oberammergau Passion Play is now world-famous. The last week of Christ’s life on Earth, His crucifixion and His resurrection are enacted by a magnificent cast of well over a thousand.»

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Oberammergau and the Passion Play.

Penguin Books, Harmondsworth 1984, stor 8vo, orig. omslag, 89 + (7) s., engelsk tekst, rikt illustrert.

«In 1633 the villagers of Oberammergau vowed that, should God deliver them from the ravages of the plague, they would perform a Passion Play every ten years thereafter in remembrance and celebration. Three hundred and fifty years later, their past chequered by war and religious opposition, they are honouring their vow for the thirty-seventh time. Undertaken in obscurity, the Oberammergau Passion Play is now world-famous. The last week of Christ’s life on Earth, His crucifixion and His resurrection are enacted by a magnificent cast of well over a thousand.»

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