The Bible contains some of the greatest stories and teachings of all time. It is also the inspiration for some of the greatest pictures ever painted. Sister Wendy’s Bible Treasury captures some of the Bible’s most dramatic scenes and memorable characters, as depicted by artists such as Botticelli, Caravaggio, Degas, Duccio, Durer, El Greco, Giotto, Leonardo, Raphael, Rembrandt, Rubens Rublev, Titian and Van Gogh.
From the majesty of Genesis to the mystery of Revelation, Sister Wendy invites you to share her delight in the way these painters have interpreted and depicted the Bible over two thousand years.
Sister Wendy Beckett
Sister Wendy Beckett is the author of the internationally bestselling The Story of Painting (Dorling Kindersley, 1997) and a frequent presenter of programmes on art for the BBC. Her most recent books include The Christ Journey (2011), Real Presence (2010), Encounters with God (2009), and The Art of Christmas (2008). Formerly a Sister of Notre Dame, Sister Wendy has lived since 1970 as a contemplative nun within the grounds of a Carmelite monastery in Norfolk.