The Son of Man - Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury, Kent, UK
Posted by: Dragontree
N 51° 16.767 E 001° 05.038
31U E 366367 N 5682645
Quick Description: The Son of Man statue stands outside Canterbury Cathedral in the grounds. Artist David McFall created this statue and completed it as his own life came to an end.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/28/2012 11:52:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMEANZ
Created between 1983 and 1988 The Son of Man is made from bronze and is 7ft 7ins high. It was unveiled after the artist's death by James Butler RA and was dedicated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr. Robert Runcie on 8th October 1988.
The position of the statue is in the Precincts, towards the east end of the Cathedral.
David McFall battled with the end stages of cancer as he created The Son of Man; his diary entries can be read here: visit link
The Son of Man is also known as the Nazarene or as Jesus Christ. Wikipedia describes The Son of Man: visit link
' 'Son of man' is the translation of various Hebrew and Greek phrases used in the Bible. It has diverse meanings, ranging from a normal human being to a prophesied eternal, divine ruler.'