An Angel Named Gabriel


The drama of the anunciation in medieval European art  


I arrived in old Nazareth on a Friday in the autumn of 2018. 

I was on my way to the West Bank.

Over the previous ten days, starting in Tel Aviv, I’d made my way along the west coast of Israel. This had been an interesting and intense journey. 

It was in Old Nazareth however that my journey entered a different dimension; that I got my  first premonition of a entering an incipient war zone. It came in the form of an angel, an angel of the night, an angel named Gabriel…….  Read more