Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Saint Paul
Minnesota

Summit Avenue  
(Cathedral of St. Paul)

Saint Paul

(c. 5 - c. 67 )
persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword
(Wikipedia)
Glenn Terry
2000

Saint Paul /  Saint Paul

Description

Bronze statue in the church.

Inscription(s)

In the rolll:

paul an apostle
of jesus christ
by the will of
god
dedicated in loving memory of
may mcginnis murphy
may 8, 1896 - october 27, 1995
by richard t. and helen duffy murphy, sr.
sculpted a.d. 2000 by glenn terry

Annotation

The artist about this statue:

It was an incredible honor to be able to create this statue and express an image that conveys his great strength of character, his zeal for sharing the truth, his love of people, and his uncompromising fearlessness in facing the dangers and opposition to his amazing mission of bringing the teachings of Christianity to the world.

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 44°56'48" - W 93°6'32")

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