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Two years ago, Brendan Powell Smith embarked on a crusade to illustrate the entire Bible - all 66 books of the Old and New Testament - using only Lego bricks. Here, for the first time in print, are the earliest fruits of his labors.

With more than 175 photographs in all, The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis features ten classic tales as you've never seen them before: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Sodom and Gomorrah, the Tower of Babel, and more. Every story is accompanied by original verses from scripture - and photographs of intricately detailed models composed out of thousands of Lego bricks. Whether you're a Christian fundamentalist, a devout atheist, or somewhere in between, you're bound to be dazzled by Smith's thoroughly original artistic vision.

Synopsis:

Retells ten stories from the Book of Genesis with illustrations created with LEGO toys.

Synopsis:

Ten Classic Bible Stories As Thou Hath Never Seen Them Before!

 

     •  The Garden of Eden

     •  Cain and Abel

     •  The Flood

     •  Noah’s Insobriety

     •  The Tower of Babel

     •  Sodom and Gomorrah

     •  God Tests Abraham

     •  Jacob and His Cousins

     •  Jacob Wrestles God

     •  Joseph Is Ambushed

Synopsis:

Two years ago, Brendan Powell Smith embarked on a crusade to illustrate the entire Bible - all 66 books of the Old and New Testament - using only Lego bricks. Here, for the first time in print, are the earliest fruits of his labors.

With more than 175 photographs in all, The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis features ten classic tales as you've never seen them before: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Sodom and Gomorrah, the Tower of Babel, and more. Every story is accompanied by original verses from scripture - and photographs of intricately detailed models composed out of thousands of Lego bricks. Whether you're a Christian fundamentalist, a devout atheist, or somewhere in between, you're bound to be dazzled by Smith's thoroughly original artistic vision.

About the Author

Little is known about “The Reverend” Brendan Powell Smith. His life is a mysterious enigma of puzzling paradoxes, enigmatic puzzles, and paradoxical mysteries. He keeps his public life private, and will take most of his secrets with him to the grave.

 

Though it remains unclear why Smith has chosen to illustrate the Bible in LEGO, most scholars and theologians agree it is of little use to question such matters. In near constant communication with God, “The Reverend” Brendan Powell Smith is perhaps, if not possibly, the closest thing we have to a living modern-day prophet. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931686457
Retold:
Smith, Brendan Powell
Author:
Smith, Brendan Powell
Publisher:
Quirk Books
Location:
Philadelphia, Pa.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
Bible stories
Subject:
Christian art and symbolism
Subject:
Bible stories, English
Subject:
LEGO toys.
Subject:
Topic - Religion
Subject:
O.T. Genesis
Copyright:
Series:
Brick Testament
Series Volume:
no. 03-11
Publication Date:
20031001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
800x600

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Product details 176 pages Quirk Books - English 9781931686457 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Retells ten stories from the Book of Genesis with illustrations created with LEGO toys.
"Synopsis" by , Ten Classic Bible Stories As Thou Hath Never Seen Them Before!

 

     •  The Garden of Eden

     •  Cain and Abel

     •  The Flood

     •  Noah’s Insobriety

     •  The Tower of Babel

     •  Sodom and Gomorrah

     •  God Tests Abraham

     •  Jacob and His Cousins

     •  Jacob Wrestles God

     •  Joseph Is Ambushed

"Synopsis" by , Two years ago, Brendan Powell Smith embarked on a crusade to illustrate the entire Bible - all 66 books of the Old and New Testament - using only Lego bricks. Here, for the first time in print, are the earliest fruits of his labors.

With more than 175 photographs in all, The Brick Testament: Stories from the Book of Genesis features ten classic tales as you've never seen them before: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Sodom and Gomorrah, the Tower of Babel, and more. Every story is accompanied by original verses from scripture - and photographs of intricately detailed models composed out of thousands of Lego bricks. Whether you're a Christian fundamentalist, a devout atheist, or somewhere in between, you're bound to be dazzled by Smith's thoroughly original artistic vision.

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