Presentation of Jesus at the Temple -Swinford

walwyn Tue, 09/21/2010 - 22:12
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Presentation Jesus Temple Swinford Nnorthamptonshire


This "Presentation in the Temple" scene by Clayton and Bell shows Mary and Joseph bringing two doves as offerings to the Temple at the time of Mary's Ritual Purification. Jewish tradition held that the mother should bring to the Temple either a lamb and a dove, or if she could not offer lamb then two doves should be offered.