0 Likes

Baptistry Window - Coventry Cathedral
England

Early Sunday morning as the sun comes straming through the Baptistry window in Coventry Cathedral, creating colourful and changing splashes of colour across the Cathedral floor and walls. The window, which is made up of 195 panels, was designed by John Piper and created by Patrick Reyntiens.

Beneath the window can be seen the baptismal font, created from a large piece of rock brought over from the Holy Land.

Created by Virtual Midlands

View More »

Copyright: Ralph ames
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 16/03/2009
Updated: 08/04/2012
Views:

...


Tags: baptistry window; coventry cathedral; john piper; patrick reyntiens; stained glass; modern; sir basil spence.
comments powered by Disqus

Ralph Ames
St Michael's Steps - Coventry Cathedral
Ralph Ames
St Michaels Spire - Coventry
Ralph Ames
Chapel Christ The Servant - Coventry Cathedral
Jonathan Hagen
Herbert Museum
Ralph Ames
Coventry University - West
Mark Schuster
Priory Gardens
Mark Schuster
Water Window - Coventry Phoenix Initiativ
Mark Schuster
Water Window on Priory Place - Coventry
Ralph Ames
Priory Place - Coventry
Mark Schuster
Lady Godiva rides naked through Coventry
Mark Schuster
Frank Whittle the inventor of the Turbo-Jet - Coventry
Mark Schuster
Frank Whittle Inventor of Jet Engine
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Heiligenblut, Austria
heiwa4126
The Kamakura Great Buddha's back
Christos Tsekas
Gigapixel view of Athens from Lycabettus Hill
Vil Muhametshin
Pickles stand at the Roots & Vegetables pavilion, Riga Central Market, Latvia
Vil Muhametshin
Inside the OSCar eO - World’s First Electric Race Car to Participate in Dakar 2012
Sferano 081. Barlin, Holocaust Memorial
Igor Adamec
Ozalj Castle - 1
Arroz Marisco
View of Central Plaza from Central Acropolis
Bernd Kronmueller
Above the clouds in North Wales
Markus Freitag
-Berchtesgaden- Königssee Malerwinkel
Adam Czapla
Trzcinica - Kościół p.w. Św. Doroty
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Göynük Village, Turkey
Ralph Ames
Criccieth Castle - North Wales
Ralph Ames
Berkswell Village
Ralph Ames
Plas Gwynant - Wales
Ralph Ames
Castlefields Boat Dock - Dudley
Ralph Ames
Moelfre - Anglesey
Ralph Ames
Benllech - Anglesey
Ralph Ames
Azalea bushes at Portmeirion
Ralph Ames
Brinklow Parish Church
Ralph Ames
Baptistry Window - Coventry Cathedral
Ralph Ames
Dead Tree - Coombe Park
Ralph Ames
Fillongley Village
Ralph Ames
Unicorn Cottage - Portmeirion
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.