Peace Be Still

 Peace Be Still

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Three-light window depicting the stilling of the storm. The central light shows Christ standing against stilled waters (note fish). The left and right windows show terrified fishermen (note nets) overturning in turbulent waves (see allusion to boats behind).

technique: stained glass

artist: John Petts

Church of St Mary, Fishguard, Pembrokeshire
west wall of nave

Inscription: Peace Be Still (Mark 4:39)


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Further reading

Martin O'Kane, 'Biblical Art from Wales: From Text to Image' (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), pp. 68–9.


Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 186.

Alison Smith, 'John Petts: Designer-Craftsman 1914-1991' The Journal of Stained Glass, vol. xix, no. 2 (1991–3), pp. 222, 226.

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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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