Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Scrovegni Chapel

  • Birth of Mary

     George Dunea The story of the birth of the Virgin comes not from the Scriptures but from the apocryphal Gospel of James, probably written about AD 145. It tells that Anna and Joachim were infertile but prayed for a child and were promised that such a child would advance God’s plan of salvation of the…