Monday, April 22, 2019

The Empty Tomb - Illuminated Manuscripts

British Library - Lansdowne 462 fol-50v Detail The Empty Tomb

The Gospel of John 20 contains a narrative of an empty garden tomb including the appearance of Jesus:
The Empty Tomb

1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 

2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!”