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All articles by Julian Evans


April 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cross and the crown

While writing the book God's trees - trees, forests and wood in the Bible, I was often asked about the crown of thorns and especially what wood was used for the cross. We can't be certain about either, but Christ's suffering is too central a part of our faith to ignore these questions.

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December 2014

Mary Jones centre

The story of how, around 200 years ago, 15-year-old Mary Jones walked barefoot over the hills of North Wales to Bala to buy a Bible is part of our Christian heritage. She saved up and made a 26-mile trek on rough paths and over rocky terrain to reach Rev. Thomas Charles, because she so wanted her own…

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