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Magdalene window, St Peter's cathedral
Title : Magdalene window, St Peter's cathedral Magdalene window, St Peter's cathedral
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Creator : Woolley, Toby, photographer
Date of creation : 2006
Additional Creator : Wright, David
Format : Photograph
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The Mary Magdalene window in St Peter's Cathedral was commissioned by Archbishop Ian George to commemorate the part women have played in the history of Christianity. The window was designed by David Wright of Melbourne, and complements other modern windows in the cathedral which is the work of local woman Cedar Prest. The Mary Magdalene window was dedicated in November 2001. The window depicts the three women at the empty tomb of Jesus and his resurrection, against a background depicting the earth spinning within the universe. The design makes use of a myriad of symbols relating to the role of women in the scriptures, as well as in their wider ministry of attending to the 'ephemeral' and exercising leadership with gentle wisdom.
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George, Ian

Prest, Cedar

Wright, David

St Peter's Cathedral (Adelaide, S. Aust.)

Coverage year : 2006
Place : Adelaide (S. Aust.)
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