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...
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.
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 ...
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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 ...
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
This cast bronze lectern in the form of an eagle was used to support liturgical
books. ... windows and buttress piers and is supported by feet in the shape of
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.
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.
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.
Also in the tower is the 'eagle lectern' a brass lectern in the shape of an eagle.
They are very ... The introduction of the new organ has enhanced the music used
in Church. ... S. M. Moens wrote much of village life in his history of Rottingdean.