St John

St John, the Beloved Disciple, is depicted with the eagle, one of the symbols of the four Evangelists. He is piercing gaze seems to be willing the eagle to disclose the depths o theology which is a hallmark of his Gospel. From the east window, designed by Burne Jones and made by Morris & Co. of the pre-Raphaelite school, installed in the then-Unitarian chapel of Manchester College, Oxford.

Link da imagem:
Fonte: Lawrence OP

0/Post a Comment/Comments