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Eagle lectern


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.

The Lectern - Shadyside Lantern

www.shadysidelantern.com/The Lectern.htm

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  ...

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.

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.

Lecterns. - Church Service Society


lectern. Whether there were ever many brass lecterns in Scotland is doubtful. ... used before the Reformation in Scots churches ? When instructions ..... in the shape of an eagle was placed in S. Andrew's Church,. Glasgow .... founded on fact.

St Margaret | 5. A Guide to the Inside the Church


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.

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 ...

Windsor Anglican Church - Our History


St Matthew's was actually the fourth building to be used as a church in Windsor ..... The lectern is a large brass structure in the shape of an eagle on an orb.

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


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 Eagle Lectern, York Minster | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


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

Interpreting Churches - National Churches Trust


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 ...

Eagle lectern, 1854 - Kölner Dom


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 lions.