Bay 15 (The 'Good Samaritan' Typological Window)

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Panel 01 - Symbolic Crucifixion scene with Ecclesia and a Seraphim


A personification of the Church (Ecclesia) collects the Eucharistic blood from Christ's side. To the right is a far rarer piece of iconography; the angel who chased Adam and Eve from Paradise with his burning sword (see panel 12) now sheathes his weapon to show that Christ's sacrifice has redeemed their sin.