Two from Galilee

by  George Herman, Marjorie Holmes

Full Length Play, Drama  /  11m, 9f

In Nazareth, Mary marries Joseph over her mother's objections and with her father's approval. Then, old testament prophecies are fulfilled-- the virgin Mary conceives the child destined to be the Messiah. This immaculate conception is disbelieved by all and Mary is sent to her sister in Jerusalem wh…

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    Adaptations (Literature), Chancel Drama / Pageant

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In Nazareth, Mary marries Joseph over her mother's objections and with her father's approval. Then, old testament prophecies are fulfilled-- the virgin Mary conceives the child destined to be the Messiah. This immaculate conception is disbelieved by all and Mary is sent to her sister in Jerusalem who becomes convinced Mary's story is true. Meanwhile, God's messenger visits Joseph confirming Mary's story. She returns to Bethlehem where Mary and Joseph set up housekeeping. When Joseph goes to Bethlehem for the census, Mary insists going with him. There, Mary gives birth in the stable. Miraculous sights and sounds take place. And the three Magi-- while presenting gifts-- warn Joseph to go to Egypt until the danger is past.
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George Herman

George Herman is the recipient of 36 awards for his writing. His children's play Nine Dragons is now an illustrated book from Tuttle (Boston). He is the author of A Company of Wayward Saints, which won a McKn ...

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Marjorie Holmes

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