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THE GREAT PORTALS: The invisible became visible and that which remains without form took on a corporeal form. That is why the Christ can be represented

After the triumphal arches of Late Roman Antiquity, large scale monumental sculpture was absent from Europe until being dramatically revived in the final decade of the eleventh century when the great Romanesque church portal reliefs were begun. 785 more words

Romanesque

Saint-Etienne de Cahors: How is it that Mark says seated and Stephen testifieth to seeing standing?

The city of Cahors is located on the river Lot as it makes a dramatic loop, creating a site of important strategic value which had been exploited as an urban centre since pre-Roman times. 929 more words

Compostela

Beaulieu: In the manner of an emperor who enters a city

One of the principal monasteries of the Cluniac Order, the abbey of Beaulieu was situated on the banks of the Dordogne river. Strategically positioned on the… 642 more words

Compostela

Wanderings...Monday 

Began with a hot from the oven baguette and hand formed butter with sea salt…the Hubs made the early morning boulangerie run…
Then off to the apartment leasing office….a stop in a local parish church where there is a joyful statue of Pope John Paul II… 61 more words

Planes, Trains And Automobiles

A REVIEW OF...MODERN BASEBALL IN NEWCASTLE

MODERN BASEBALL played Newcastle’s Cluny as part of their extended UK tour following Reading and Leeds Festival.

Selling the venue out well in advance, the Philadelphia emo/punk quartet made the £14 admission seem like an absolute bargain! 663 more words

Live Review

Taizé Week 2: Temptation and Communication

I can’t believe it’s been two weeks already! This time is flying by!

At the beginning of the week I moved into my new accommodation and met all the other women who are volunteers here. 811 more words

Travelling