The Road To Bethlehem: A Nativity Story From Ethiopia

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  • The Road To Bethlehem: A Nativity Story From Ethiopia
  • Elizabeth Laird
  • 17 August 2017
  • 0001846132

About the Author: Elizabeth Laird

Laird was born in New Zealand in 1943, the fourth of five children Her father was a ship s surgeon both he and Laird s mother were Scottish In 1945, Laird and her family returned to Britain and she grew up in South London, where she was educated at Croydon High School.When she was eighteen, Laird started teaching at a school in Malaysia She decided to continue her adventurous life, even though she was bitten by a poisonous snake and went down with typhoid After attending the university in Bristol, Laird began teaching English in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia She and a friend would hire mules and go into remote areas in the holidays After a while at Edinburgh University, Laird worked in India for a summer During travel, she met her future husband, David McDowall, who she said was very kind to her when she was airsick on a plane The couple were married in 1975 and have two sons, Angus and William Laird has also visited Iraq and Lebanon She claims to dislike snakes, porridge and being cold but enjoys very dark chocolate, Mozart, reading and playing the violin in the Iraq Symphony Orchestra She currently lives in Richmond, London with her husband.



      The Road To Bethlehem: A Nativity Story From Ethiopia
An Ethiopian retelling of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus illustrated with traditional works of art. Best Read The Road To Bethlehem: A Nativity Story From Ethiopia [ author ] Elizabeth Laird [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “ The Road To Bethlehem: A Nativity Story From Ethiopia

  1. Mir says:

    This is, as the title indicates, the Ethiopian version of the Nativity story, which includes most of the story you probably know from the Bible or Christmas picture books, but also additional details from local tradition Particularly, I noticed there is a lotabout Mary and her life before the Annunciation She gets sent for religious training, she performs acts of kindness, etc.I really liked the art reproductions that were included, and appreciated the notes about how to understand them This is, as the title indicates, the Ethiopian version of the Nativity story, which includes most of the story you probably know from the Bible or Christmas picture books, but also additional detai...

  2. Debbie says:

    This is an interesting book It is a book written from stories collected from Ethiopia, and the pictures that fill the pages are some distinctive painted panels from that country There are elements of truth from the New Testament passed down in the stories shared And there are also extra stories, or parts of stories, within the text It is interesting for me to try to distinguish the folklore from the New Testament stories I like the descriptions by the picture panels that give the history of This is an interesting book It is a book written from stories collected from Ethiopia, and the pictures that fill the pages are some distinctive painted panels from that country There are elements of truth from the New Testament passed down in the stories shared And there are also extra stories, or parts of sto...

  3. PvOberstein says:

    Surprisingly good depiction of some Ethiopian apocryphal Nativity traditions The book has a neat little preface explaining why this isn t canonical in the New Testament, as well as handy descriptions of the illustr...