In the Shepherds" field
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In the Shepherds" field a Christmas play in one act by Alice D. Donovan

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Published by S. French; [etc., etc.] in New York, N.Y, Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Alice D. Donovan.
LC ClassificationsPN6120.C5 D64
The Physical Object
Pagination27, [1] p.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6469236M
LC Control Number44011517

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And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the. The Shepherds and the Angels 7 And she gave birth to her firstborn, a Son. She wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn. 8 And there were shepherds residing in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks by night. 9 Just then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were. The Field of Boaz is east of the Palestinian town of Beit Sahour, in the fertile plain that descends to the Dead increasingly hemmed in by buildings, it lies in a shallow valley north of the Shepherds’ Field Greek Orthodox Church.. As the Book of Ruth recounts, Ruth was a daughter-in-law of Naomi, a Bethlehem woman who had gone with her husband and two sons to the land of Moab (east.   1) “In that region there were shepherds living in the fields.” “That region” refers to the region near Bethlehem. Traditionally the place identified with the shepherds’ field is the town of Beit Sahur, an eastern suburb of Bethlehem. 2) “Keeping watch over their flock by night.” Imagine you are one of those shepherds.

The Arab village of Beit-Sahur, which sits in the middle of the Booz fields mentioned in the book of Ruth (Ruth ), has been identified by tradition as the Shepherds’ Field, that is, the place where the announcement of Jesus’ birth to the shepherds by the angels took place. Find the top-rated and best-reviewed tours and activities in Chapel of the Shepherds' Field for From prices and availability to skip-the-line options and mobile tickets, get all the information you need to make the most of your trip to Palestine.   The shepherd, an elderly, mysterious, learned man, escapes the buzzing restlessness of the city to live in the backwoods neighborhood of Mutton Hollow in the Ozark hills. There he encounters Jim Lane, Grant Matthews, Sammy, Young Matt, and other residents of the village, and gradually learns to find a peace about the losses he has borne and has Reviews: "And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night" (Luke ). The date of Christ's birth, as observed in the western world, is Decem although other dates have been observed at various times and places -- in January, March, May, etc. Actually no one really knows. In fact, the church did not observe it at all for the first two.

Luke King James Version (KJV). 8 And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. 10 And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. The Shepherds' Field Chapel was built by the Franciscans in It is not far from the Greek Orthodox Der El Rawat Chapel, commemorating the same event. Architecture. The Chapel was designed by architect Antonio Barluzzi. Under the chapel is a large cave. It has five apses that mimic the structure of a nomadic tent in gray. Record number: D [sp] Title: Flowers of the Holy-Land = Fleurs de Terre Sainte = Blumen aus dem Hl. Lande. Imprint: Jérusalem: Shammas Bros., [] Specimen description: Botanical specimens mounted with glue; with printed caption in multiple languages. Rights info: No known restrictions on access Repository: Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto, Toronto Views: Tradition held that Shepherds’ Field, located just outside of Bethlehem, was the place where the ancient shepherds sat watching sheep on the night of the Savior’s birth, never anticipating what would soon be proclaimed to them. The field was nothing like I had imagined. I saw a .