Christ as the Good Shepherd, the Redeemer, the Light of the World and as King

  Christ as the Good Shepherd, the Redeemer, the Light of the World and as King

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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1913

Four-light window with the standing figure of Christ in four different guises, with scenes below: Christ finding the lost sheep caught in thorns, Christ as Good Shepherd surrounded by sheep, Christ as the Sower, and angels gathering the harvest with sickles.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: James Powell & Sons

Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle

Text: 'Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature' (Mark 16:15).

Given in memory of Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta, and Edward Meredith Jones, his wife Anne Maude, his son Meredith and brother Richard Meredith, by his three daughters: Annie, Fanny and Maude.

Verses from Bishop Heber's hymn From Greenland's Icy Mountains are included in the window. The hymn was written in the Old Vicarage at Wrexham.





 

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Further reading

Malcolm Seaborne, St Giles' Parish Church Stained Glass (Wrexham: 1998).




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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