Wednesday, 22 September 2010

Ghost signs (42): Holy ghost signs

Even religious 'advertising' changes with time and produces palimpsests. These panels on the facade of St James', Bermondsey have been overpainted at least once. The first combines 'One Lord. One faith. One baptism' with 'We preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus Lord'. On the second, 'One God and father of all' has replaced 'Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners'.

1 comment:

Minnie said...

Oh dearie me: Church of England delivering mixed messages - 'twas ever thus ... ;-)!

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