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The phoenix and the crib figures

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 ...

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A lantern unto their feet

A lantern unto their feet

The words and, sometimes, the very presence of the Bible were a source of comfort and inspiration during the First World War  Subscribe to read more

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Why the worry about ministering together?

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