By Robert Tuck, Graham Tuck
Churches of Nova Scotia is as a lot a human curiosity booklet because it is ready ecclesiastical structures. either textual content and pictures inform the tale of greater than 30 Nova Scotia church buildings, yet within the telling, the connection among the inner existence and heritage of the church buildings and the outside and structure of the churches is explored. The e-book is definitely balanced, containing a range of church buildings from all components of the province and representing numerous denominational and ethnic identities, time sessions, and architectural styles.
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Jesus forgives the penitent woman’s many sins. (12b) Genesis 33:4. Esau is reconciled with his brother, Jacob. qxd 11/7/03 11:18 AM Page 61 Photo by Graham Tuck. S A I N T M A RY ’ S BA S I L I C A : S E E I N G G O D’ S WO R D (13a) St. Matthew 26:26–28. Institution by Jesus of the Eucharist at the Last Supper (note Judas going out). (13b) Genesis 14:18. Melchisedek, king of Salem, brings forth gifts of bread and wine. (14a) St. Luke 23:46. Jesus dies on the Cross. Abraham is ready to offer his son, Isaac, in sacrifice to God.
4a) St. The Birth of Jesus. The creation of man. (5a) St. The Epiphany (adoration of the Christ Child by the Magi). The queen of Sheba pays homage to Solomon. (6a) St. The Holy Family flees King Herod into Egypt. (6b) 1 Samuel 19:10. King Saul attempts to kill David, the future king of Israel. qxd 11/7/03 11:18 AM Page 60 CHURCHES OF Nova Scotia Yet the element of transcendence has been retained, Three Persons of the Blessed Trinity, Father, Son and despite the chaste simplicity of the altar table that now Holy Ghost, attend upon the coronation of the Blessed Photo by Graham Tuck.
George’s, Sydney, 1785 and brought with it a growing appreciation of heritage architecture. Because these buildings are not used very often, they have undergone little change. Stepping into St. Edward’s, with its box pews, white plastered walls, smallpaned and round-headed windows, and old pine woodwork is like going back in time into the eighteenth century. One might think that the concentration of these Colonial-era Anglican churches in the Annapolis Valley indicates a large and flourishing Anglican population in that part of Nova Scotia at the end of the eighteenth century.