Ruthwell Monument

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Ruthwell Cross - Destruction and Restoration
... of Scotland ordered the "many idolatrous monuments erected and made for religious worship" to be "taken down, demolished, and destroyed." It was not till ... was reconstructing a "Popish" (Roman Catholic) monument, and based his work on "drawings of similar Popish relics." Duncan dismissed the rare early ... For that reason, I shall refer throughout to the Ruthwell Monument in preference to the Ruthwell cross." In his 1998 essay, “Rethinking the Ruthwell Monument Fragments and Critique ...

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    The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement. Their truth is instantly translated; its literal monument alone remains.
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