• Posts Tagged ‘St. John’s’

    Interiors, with a Smattering of Hagiography

    2 July, 2012 • 6 Comments

    To finish up my primer on St. John’s Church in Bergen, here is a bit about the interior of the church. I ought to rework these posts into an informative pamphlet after this! Let’s tick these off one by one, starting with the lights. When it was built, the church was outfitted with a...

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    St. John the Whatnow?

    28 June, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Here’s another little titbit of information the tourists visiting St. John’s Church in Bergen don’t care to find out: Which St. John is the church named for? Well, in fairness, two people have asked me this, but they lacked the staying power (and English proficiency) to hear me out. There are two Saints John....

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    A Study in Red Brick

    25 June, 2012 • 4 Comments

    Last Monday, I started my summer job as a tourist guard in St. John’s Church in Bergen. I am not there to guard the tourists, but to guard the church from the tourists, who would, if given half a chance, run away with the pews. Even though being a guide isn’t part of the job...

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