Glossary

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Cross/Crucifix

1)     The cross (without a figure) or crucifix (with a figure of Christ) is the main Christian symbol and represents the form of execution that Jesus underwent in order to demonstrate the love of God for the world.

Crossing

1)     The central space in a church or cathedral at the junction of the nave, chancel and transepts.

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The original core of this glossary was commissioned from Canon Phillip McFadyen of St George's Colegate, in Norwich.