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Eagle lectern - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

Interpreting Churches - National Churches Trust

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Christian churches are most often built in a cruciform shape (cross-shaped), with the .... In a Roman Catholic church the TABERNACLE looks like a church – it is ... In many Anglican churches the LECTERN is in the form of an eagle with wings.

The Lectern - RESource

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This lectern, cast in brass in the shape of an eagle, was designed by Cathedral architect William ... Suggest reasons why a lectern might be shaped like this.

Ship of Fools: Lecterns and their like

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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.

Symbolism of an eagle - Catholic Answers Forums

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"They will soar on wings like eagles," the Psalmist tells us of God's servants. ... heaven, and nourished by a Crucifix-shaped figure that offers them flesh and ..... child (C of E, but very "high" church) had a beautiful eagle lectern.

Lecterns. - Church Service Society

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an eagle made of brass and belongs to the 16th century. It bears the inscription .... The foot is shaped like a lion's foot and a beautifully moulded lion salient fills ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lectern - New Advent

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Lectern. Help support New Advent and get the full contents of this website as an ... Eagle-shaped lecterns were also numerous in the thirteenth and fourteenth ...

Eagle Lectern | Trinity Episcopal Church

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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.