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Eagle lectern

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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 Lectern - RESource

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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

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Christian churches are most often built in a cruciform shape (cross-shaped), ..... In many Anglican churches the LECTERN is in the form of an eagle with wings.

Lectern for the Reading of the Gospels with the Eagle of Saint John ...

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It is in the shape of an imposing full-size figure of an eagle, grasping a book ... Lectern for the Reading of the Gospels with the Eagle of Saint John the Evangelist.

Ship of Fools: Lecterns and their like

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May 20, 2013 ... A lectern not shaped like an eagle hardly deserves the name lectern at all. ... Eagle lecterns definitely, your choice of either wood or metal.

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

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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 ...

eagle lectern — architectural antiques

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The lecterns in the shape of an eagle on whose outstretched wings a bible rests are most common in Anglican churches and cathedrals. The eagle, which was ...

Eagle lectern, 1854 - Kölner Dom

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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.

Lecterns. - Church Service Society

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A brass eagle in this position ... lectern. Whether there were ever many brass lecterns in Scotland ..... in the shape of an eagle was placed in S. Andrew's Church,.

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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 ...

The Eagle Lectern, York Minster | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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Lecterns in the shape of an eagle hold special value within churches. ... A third reason for eagle-shaped lecterns lies in its symbolizing the word of God being ...

Architecture and Dedicated Furnishings » St. Paul's Episcopal Church

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The chancel contains the pulpit, choir stalls and clergy seats as well as the organ. ... Our lectern is shaped like an eagle, a common form in the Anglican tradition.