The Hope of a Tree

  The Hope of a Tree

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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A branch shooting up from the centre of a tree stump.

technique: stained glass

artist: John Petts

Brondeifi Unitarian Chapel, Lampeter, Ceredigion
side wall

The reference from Job to the branch arising out of a tree that has been cut down is perhaps a reference to the hope of the resurrection.


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Further reading

Martin Crampin and John Morgan-Guy, Imaging the Bible in Wales (Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2010), The Victory of Good Over Evil: The Christian Warrior.


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

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  The Hope of a Tree

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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