Oswiu’s Bad Luck

I've been reading Marilyn Dunn's The Christianization of the Anglo-Saxons and just thinking about King Oswiu's bad luck after the Synod of Whitby. He is celebrated by Bede and the Church of England ever after for choosing to accept the authority of Rome over the independent tradition of Iona, the mother house of the Irish... Continue Reading →

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Captivated by the Cross

I've been captivated by this image since I found it earlier this week. It was taken by David W Coigach and posted at deviantART. Taken at Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway¬† (Southwest Scotland), this imagery seems so right for Heavenfield¬† with the ravens circling overhead. Ok, so I'll admit heavenfield didn't have a stone cross, which... Continue Reading →

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