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By Robert Tuck, Graham Tuck

Churches of Nova Scotia is as a lot a human curiosity booklet because it is set ecclesiastical constructions. either textual content and pictures inform the tale of greater than 30 Nova Scotia church buildings, yet within the telling, the connection among the inner lifestyles and heritage of the church buildings and the outside and structure of the churches is explored. The booklet is easily balanced, containing a range of church buildings from all components of the province and representing numerous denominational and ethnic identities, time classes, and architectural styles.

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Jealousy of the Anglican Church emerged in when he discovered that the Germans in Halifax were using Lunenburg, and focussed on St. John’s having ownership of a Book of Common Prayer in German “printed by authori- the central square in the town, which had been deeded to it ty” he decided he ought to use it instead, and asked The by the lieutenant-governor in 1820. All the other squares in Society for the Propagation of the Gospel to send three hun- the town were publicly owned. 20 His congregation noticed bers attempted several times to put a bill through the Nova the difference between the two books, however, and suspect- Scotia Legislative Assembly that would take control of the ed him of trying to force them into conformity to the Church square away from St.

Luke 24:5. Jesus rises from the dead. (15b) Jonah 2:11, St. Matthew 12:40. Jonah’s happy issue after his three-day sojourn in the great fish presages Jesus’s Resurrection. (16a) St. John 20:28. Thomas confesses “My Lord and my God” as he touches the wound in Jesus’s side from which flowed water and blood (St. John 19:34). (16b) Numbers 20:11. Moses brings water from the side of the rock in the wilderness. The Ascension of Jesus. (17b) 2 Kings 2:11. Elijah is taken up into Heaven. The Holy Spirit is poured out on the Disciples of Jesus at Pentecost.

Services, the Anglican version of the Vatican II Roman George’s burn. qxd 11/7/03 11:18 AM Page 47 T H E R O U N D C H U R C H O F S T. G E O R G E , H A L I FA X : C O M I N G U P R O S E S percent of St. George’s Church had been destroyed, chiefly port from government in the community and across the the dome with its cupola, and the entry built in 1822. It country, that it became impossible for the bishop to refuse would cost millions of dollars to rebuild it. permission for it to be rebuilt, even if he had wanted to.

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