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Eagle lectern - Wikipedia


An eagle lectern is a lectern in the shape of an eagle on whose outstretched wings the Bible ... The eagle is the symbol used to depict John the Apostle, whose writing is said to most clearly witnes...

Why are the lecterns in Anglican churches almost always in the form ...


THE FLYING eagle is the symbol of John the Evangelist (see Revelation, ch 4, v 7) ... in the services, but the lectern used is likely to be of a light, moveable sort.

Interpreting Churches - National Churches Trust

www.nationalchurchestrust.org/sites/default/files/resources/NWMFTA interpreting churches 2012_0.pdf

that was used for markets and law courts – the BASILICA. ... Christian churches are most often built in a cruciform shape (cross-shaped), with the altar at the ...

Lecterns. - Church Service Society


has anything in the shape of a book board, the reason being that the pulpit was used for preaching only, the reading of the Bible being done at the lectern.

History - St. George's Episcopal Church


The lectern is in the shape of an eagle, the symbol of St. John the Evangelist and his ... 1734 – The church is used for services while still under construction.

Two lost arts: singing from oversized books, and using lecterns


Oct 17, 2012 ... This platform is used for everything, from sermons to mundane ... the ones used for reading the Gospels, were fashioned in the shape of eagles. ... The most splendid eagle lectern of all is this one fashioned by Aert van Tricht, also in ... The church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, by the way, has a colorful history.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Is The History Of Eagle Shapes Used As Lecterns&v=GEzHzioabSY
May 9, 2016 ... An eagle lectern is a lectern in the shape of an eagle on whose outstretched ... The eagle is the symbol used to depict John the Apostle, whose ...

A resource book for teachers and students - St Paul's Cathedral

www.stpauls.co.uk/documents/Education/What is a Cathedral student booklet.pdf

This booklet aims to cover both the history and symbolism of the various ... used to explain key features common to all Cathedrals and many churches. ..... Lectern —Desk, often in the shape of an eagle, from which the Bible is read during a ...

link to primary pack PDF - Southwell and Nottingham Church History ...


the altar, pulpit, lectern, font, pews, and what they are used for. .... simple. In some Churches it is made from brass and the book stand is in the shape of an eagle.

A Tour of St Mary's, Tadcaster - Tadcaster Benefice - St Mary's Church


At one time it would have been the only public building in Tadcaster, used for all the communal activities of the parish. ... The lectern is in the shape of an eagle.

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The Lectern - Shadyside Lantern


The lectern, compared to the pulpit, font and communion table, sometimes seems to ... universal nor a continuous element of worship through Church history. ... After the Reformation, many experiments with the shape and arrangement of the ... It is unusual that Ralph Adams Cram decried the Eagle Lectern used in the lat  ...

The Eagle Lectern, York Minster | This lectern situated in t… | Flickr


May 16, 2013 ... Lecterns in the shape of an eagle hold special value within churches. Eagle lecterns date back to early church history. Some of the earliest ...

The Eagle Lectern - Murdoch and Anne MacKenzie


Eagle lecterns have been in use for many centuries and are often made of brass. ... high altitudes, it is quick and sharp-sighted, and it has a rich symbolic history.