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
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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, 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.
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 ...