Contact the website editor   | The Reader   | Events diary   | Useful links   
Readers

Central Readers' Council - Dedicated to serving the ministry of Readers in the British Isles and Europe

Church of England website link Link to Facebook


RESOURCE CATEGORIES
RESOURCE LISTS
Readers people decorative picture Readers people decorative picture

Do you have any questions or ideas, we would love to hear from you.
CONTACT PAGE

The Celtic and Saxon Mission to Northumbria


The Celtic and Saxon Mission to Northumbria
---
THE CELTIC AND SAXON MISSION TO NORTHUMBRIA

Alex Whitehead

Article/Note/Report

 
THE CELTIC AND SAXON MISSION TO NORTHUMBRIA

Alex Whitehead

Material from the July 2011 Lincoln Diocese Pilgrimage to Durham

Durham Cathedral has been settling down for 1000 years and it is a very big barn. The present cathedral is Norman, part of the Norman conquest, it replaced a perfectly decent but somewhat smaller Saxon stone cathedral and was intended to be awe inspiring, not only to encourage the worship of God, or to provide a fitting shrine for St Cuthbert, but to ensure that the native Northumbrians were in awe of the Normans, who appointed a prince Bishop, who would rule the north temporally as well as spiritually, his coat of arms would carry a coronet as well as a mitre and a sword as well as a pastoral staff.

And yet, within the solidity of the great Norman cathedral has been constant movementů

PDF document >>



Related topics:
Reflection / Meditation / Spirituality

Categories:

More...

  • IF YOU CAN'T FIND SOMETHING ON THIS SITE...

    Try the new search facility. (Top right-hand corner of the page.)

More...

  • The Oxford LLM Conference took place over the weekend (9th-11th June), attended by over 100 LLMs, the Bishop Andrew Proud of Reading (warden) and Phillip Tovey (deputy warden) among others.
    Read more >>
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise on this website

Advertise on this website
VISIT WEBSITE

ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise on this website

Advertise on this website
VISIT WEBSITE

Readers people decorative picture

Do you have any questions or ideas, we would love to hear from you.
CONTACT PAGE