Salisbury Cathedral Close Preservation Society


The Art of Worship
Annual Lecture, 21 October 2013, given by The Rt. Revd. Nicholas Holtam   
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The Rt Rvrd Nicholas Holtham                                                                    John Wort, Chairman SCCPS
Bishop of Salisbury
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The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury and Close Resident, gave a talk based on his National Gallery book ‘The Art of Worship’.

The Art of Worship: Paintings, Prayers, and Readings for Meditation represents a unique collaboration between two famous Trafalgar Square institutions: the National Gallery and the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields. In this beautifully illustrated book, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam – presents his favourite paintings from the National Gallery, alongside religious commentary, Bible quotations, prayers and poetry. He created this work while vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields. First publication 2011.


Salisbury Cathedral:                                       Catena: Saint Jerome in his Study
Font & East Window

Gossaert:The Adoration of the Kings                                                        Gossaert: Adam & Eve
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