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Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 1:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Interpreting Ely Cathedral

The Reverend Dr Lynne Broughton

Ely Cathedral demands interpretation. Why was it built on an island in the watery fens and why is it so large and elaborate?

Is the Octagon simply a splendid piece of architectural design or does it have a deeper meaning? Why is there such a large and elaborate Lady Chapel? Are the carved beasts and grotesques just products of the masons' playful fancy?

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The Reverend Dr Broughton was ordained as a minister at Ely Cathedral in 2000 and ministers in a group of rural parishes.

Broughton lectures on theology and Christian art in several countries and to both academic and general audiences. She has served as a Lecturer in Lincoln Theological College and as an Associated Lecturer in the Divinity Faculty of the University of Cambridge. 

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8 October 2014

Interpreting Ely Cathedral
The Reverend Dr Lynne Broughton

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