The Parable of the Sower and Christ the Good Shepherd

  The Parable of the Sower and Christ the Good Shepherd

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1947

Three-light window, with figure of Christ the Good Shepherd in the central light, and four scenes with texts below illustrating the parable of the sower either side.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Burlison & Grylls

Church of St David and St Cyfelach, Llangyfelach, Swansea
north wall of the nave

Texts: 'A sower went out to sow his seed and as he sowed
Some fell among thorns and the thorns sprang up and choked it
some fell on the wayside and the fowls of the air devoured it
And other fell on good ground and sprang up and bare fruit an
hundredfold.'
Given in memory of Matthew Thomas, Churchwarden 1933-1945, and his wife Harriet.





 

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References

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 386.




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