Tag: church folklore

The Folklore of Bells

Folklore shows that bells were not just used to call to prayer or to make an announcement, but also played a role in healing, superstition, and protection.

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The Fool’s Church: Rahere and the Church of St Bartholomew

The story of the founding of Saint Bartholomew the Great is one that has all the hallmarks of good folklore - an unlikely hero, a vision, and a dangerous journey.

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