Thank you for this valuable resource Naomi. I recommend it to anyone interested in Christian Art as a focus for reflection and prayer.
And I’m sure all our readers will join me in wishing you every blessing as you move into your new post in Manchester.
To see more clearly: looking at our art
A resource for churches in the Diocese of Sussex and beyond
There is a rich tradition of art in churches in Sussex – from the mediaeval frescos at St. John the Baptist, Clayton, to twentieth-century works commissioned by Dean Hussey at Chichester Cathedral, to contemporary commissions such as Maggi Hambling’s The Resurrection Spirit at St. Dunstan’s Mayfield (2013). Our art is a wonderful resource for helping us to understand and reflect upon matters of faith.
We can also draw on the rich history of religious art in museum and gallery collections in Sussex, and further afield – whether by visiting these collections, or viewing images online or in books.
These notes and questions are intended to encourage individuals and groups to engage in a contemplative way with works of art in churches and elsewhere. It suggests a series of questions to prompt…
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