Is this a mouchette which I see before me?
Posted: 16 Aug 2013 @ 00:04
Serenhedd James welcomes a new book, which
illuminates the ins, outs, and finer details of church architecture
- just the distraction needed for a dull sermon
YOU know it is going to be one of those homilies when theprebendary, on his annual cathedral outing, climbs into the pulpit,cracks a joke that is not funny, misquotes the day's Gospelreading, and reminisces about an occasion that he clearly did notattend.
Do you see the lay clerks' heads disappearing, one by one, underthe music desks? That is because they are checking the cricketscore on their iPhones, updating their Facebook statuses, orgrabbing a few minutes' kip in an attempt to ...
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