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Dorcas and Phebe

  Dorcas and Phebe

Photo © Martin Crampin

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1964

Two-light window with figure groups including Dorcas and Phebe. The church is depicted in the central upper light.


firm/studio: Celtic Studios

Church of St Twrog, Maentwrog, Gwynedd
south wall of the south aisle

Given in memory of Mary Caroline Inge (1865-1961).

The depiction of Phebe seems to be an imaginary depiction of her arriving in Rome, and welcomed there. A ship is shown in the background. This is dependent on two verses from the final chapter of Paul's letter to the Romans: 'I commend unto you Phebe our sister ... That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you' (16:1-2). The final part of verse 2 is quoted on the window: 'for she hath been a succourer of many'.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-12-2011

 

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References

Richard Haslam, Julian Orbach and Adam Voelcker, The Buildings of Wales: Gwynedd (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009), p. 672.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
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  Dorcas and Phebe

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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