The phoenix and the crib figures
Posted: 18 Dec 2007 @ 00:00
Pamela Tudor-Craig reveals the surprising story of Coventry’s nativity scene and its restoration
And behold the glory of the God of Israel came from the way of the east: and his voice was like a noise of many waters: and the earth shined with his glory. (Ezekiel 43.2)
IN OUR SLEEPY DAY, most of us witness the full drama of the sun rising only through stained glass above the high altar in our churches and cathedrals in this dark time of the winter solstice. Our monastic forebears, getting up at five throughout the year, daily experienced those first shafts of glittering ...
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