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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 rests. They are most common in Anglican churches and cathedrals.

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) who proclaimed Christ as 'the Word of God' at the beginning of his Gospel.

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


Lecterns hold the Bible in place as the church leader reads various passages from it. Lecterns in the shape of an eagle hold special value within churches.



A bronze lectern inlaid with ivory, made about the middle of the twelfth century by Sugar, Abbot of St. Denis, was in the shape of an eagle whose outspread ...

Ship of Fools: Lecterns and their like


May 20, 2013 ... A church I visited had a lectern similar to that one but there was a ... A lectern not shaped like an eagle hardly deserves the name lectern at all.

Hill Shepherd: The Eagle symbol of Saint John the Evangelist.


Mar 15, 2011 ... An eagle lectern is a lectern in the shape of an eagle. They are very common in Christian churches and cathedrals. The eagle is the symbol ...

Lecterns. - Church Service Society


Only some forty medieval brass lecterns are to be found in. England. ..... in the shape of an eagle was placed in S. Andrew's Church,. Glasgow, during the ...

Eagle Lectern | Trinity Episcopal Church


Symbolizing that 'the Word of God read here will soar like an eagle going forth to all the people' this hand-carved mahogany Eagle Lectern was given by Mrs.

The Eagle Lectern - Murdoch and Anne MacKenzie


the Eagle Lectern, the Pulpit, the Baptismal Font and the Communion Table. ... with a face like a HUMAN face, and the fourth living creature like a flying EAGLE.

Bedient Pipe Organ Company Eagle lectern project - Bedient Pipe ...


Feb 25, 2009 ... Lectern and pulpit reading desks in the shape of eagles have a long history in Catholic, Lutheran and Episcopal Churches throughout the world ...

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The Lectern - RESource


This lectern, cast in brass in the shape of an eagle, was designed by Cathedral architect William Wardell. Its size and beauty highlights the dignity of the Liturgy ...

Interpreting Churches - National Churches Trust


Christian churches are most often built in a cruciform shape (cross-shaped), with .... The Nave is like an upside down boat and if you look up in the Nave of many .... In many Anglican churches the LECTERN is in the form of an eagle with wings .

Lectern definition, Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches, History ...


Pictures illustrating the definition of 'Lectern' in the Illustrated Dictionary of British ... or wood, but were often made of brass, commonly shaped like an eagle.