Apocalypse: The Great East Window of York Minster (2014)

University of York and the York Glaziers Trust

Apocalypse: The great East Window of York Minster by Sarah Brown - coverApocalypse: The Great East Window of York Minster
By Sarah Brown with a contributed chapter by Paula Gooder
Approximately 125 colour illustrations
Published by Third Millennium Publishing in association with the York Glaziers Trust, supported by York Minster Fund, 2014

ISBN-10: 1908990325
ISBN-13: 978-1908990327

Apocalypse: The Great East Window of York Minster by Professor Sarah Brown (University of York and Director, York Glaziers Trust) is the first publication to offer a complete photographic catalogue of the stained glass panels representing the Apocalypse in the Great East Window of York Minster, with detailed analysis and commentary.

Publisher’s description:

The book is both a testament to the remarkable combination of skill, scholarship and cutting-edge technology that has gone into the conservation of the window, and an important study of the significance of the Apocalypse narrative both in the early 15th century and today.

Contents include:

  • A Brief History of the Window
  • John Thornton and the Original Commission
  • The Apocalypse Imagery
  • The Conservation Programme
  • The Apocalypse in the New Testament and the Church Today (by Dr Paula Gooder, Theologian in Residence, Bible Society)

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