Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Lindisfarne's Gospels meet their Bishop

In Lindisfarne's Gospels meet their Bishop, Mgr Mark Langham, Administrator of Westminster Cathedral, London of Solomon, I Have Surpassed Thee, describes a visit of the Bishop of Lindisfarne to see the copy of the Lindisfarne Gospels in the British Library at St Pancras, London.

The Gospels are one of the treasures of the Library. They are shown in a separate section amongst the other treasures such as Magna Carta and the First Folio of Shakespeare`s plays.

The British Library website has a section called "Turning the Pages" where one can view the Gospels and some of the other great books held by the Library.