Posts Tagged ‘Christmas symbolism’

Theatre group rides into church with home-grown Christmas tale

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Geoff Allen, pondered how a donkey got into the tale of Christmas? Allen, who heads Galatea Theatre, has come up with his own explanation of why we think Mary rode into town on a donkey. He’s written, and is directing, a “first-millennium farce about virgins, mules and art”. The Madonna’s Mule is set in 999 Read more

Christmas symbolism in the sweltering south

Monday, December 11th, 2017

I’ve always been fascinated by symbolism. There’s a kind of poetry to the symbols in our lives, beginning with the obvious and often superficial like a corporate logo, national flag, or coat of arms, but progressively deepening as we learn to speak their language. We see meaning everywhere in the universe, and symbolic meaning is Read more