Coventry Cathedral, Baptistery window detail
It consists of 195 individual stained glass panels, and was designed by John Piper and painted by Patrick Reyntiens. Although abstract, some say it represents the spiritual renewal of Baptism and a reminder of the explosive destruction of the old Cathedral. Each panel was pained by Reyntiens.
I am writing this in the cold clime in which I was born, visiting relatives for Thanksgiving. Yesterday, the temperature dropped about 25 degrees in the space of 12 hours or so. Borne on an icy wind, snow arrived in the evening. This morning, a childhood of winters came rushing back. "The snows of yesteryear" and all that. Not in minute detail, but in the form of emotion. The sort of emotion that sank down into your bones decades ago, without your knowing it. Now, here it is again, all of…
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piper, john notley abbey ||| work on paper
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