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[Magic lantern service] (lantern service, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 1897)

Type of event
lantern service
Full title
Magic lantern service
Date
1897
Reference
‘The Church's Holy War’ in Church Army gazette

“Birmingham begining to move: [...] At our first Lantern Service we had about seventy, at the second 150, and at the last one 210. This is some improvement on 10 or 12 persons at an ordinary meeting, and the people are most attentive at these pictures. May God bless the lantern pictures and short addresses. This is what a big rough burly man who came to service told me the other day, 'That he couldn't bear to look at the pictures of Jesus on the Cross, it made him feel that he was a murderer and had nailed him there.' [...]”

Lucerna ID 7000509

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 February 2011

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