Pictures for the 2nd Sunday after Christmas, Years A B and C (3 January 2016)

This is a small selection of free-use illustrations, photographs or images based on the readings and prayers/propers in the Roman Catholic lectionary for the 2nd Sunday of Christmas, Years A, B and C.  It is part of the Lectionary Art Series.

See Hymn Suggestions for this Sunday for more information about the readings and seasonal notes about this day, and links to other weeks.



Classical

Adoration of the Magi

Artist:    Metsys, Quentin (1465 or 6-1530Metsys (1465 or 6-1530)







John the Baptist in the Wilderness

Attribution: Nelkenmeister, Berner. John the Baptist in the Wilderness, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN.





The Word Incarnate

Mosaiken der Kirche von Daphni, Szene: Christus Pantokrator

Source:    Wikipedia
Artist:      Meister von Daphni, circa 1100






Contemporary

Book of John:   In the Beginning

Source:    Wikimedia
Artist:      John Snyder
License:    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en






Christmas Sun-rise

"He came as a witness to speak for the light"

Source:    Mt Pleasant Granary comments
Artist:       Unknown






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