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Saint John Fisher’s “A Spiritual Consolation” – A Meditation on Christian Reality

In this ugly and gruesome display, Fisher became a memento mori for the crowds that came to view his head. Henry surely ordered the desecration of Fisher’s body as a severe warning to all who might consider rebuking him, but perhaps some in the crowd saw the display from Fisher’s perspective as a warning to keep mind and heart always focused on Christ.

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