Celtic Christianity was profoundly aware of God’s presence in nature. A distinct strand in Christianity, Celtic spirituality developed in a society appreciative of cultural inspiration from the Mediterranean world, but determined to cling onto what was good in its Druid heritage. From Christianity it drew the story of Christ; from Druidry it inherited a love […]
Tibetan Buddhism and its associated art played a high profile role during the reign of the Qianlong Emperor, who ruled China from 1736 to 1795. His was a vast, multi-cultural realm, whose myriad peoples held a variety of religious beliefs. A strong alliance with the powerful lamas of Tibet helped the Qing Dynasty to legitimise […]
Francis Bedford accompanied the British Royal Family on a tour of the Middle East in 1862. Cairo to Constantinople combines Prince Edward’s journal with Bedford’s photographs for a unique view of this time and place.
Photographs and the Prince’s personal diary from the Prince of Wales’ 1862 tour of Egypt and the Middle East are part of a new exhibit at The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace.
During the 250 years of the Qing Dynasty, the Chinese favored the Traditional Chinese Medicine, but the introduction of Western Medicine brought changes.