A Speculative Analysis of the Heavenly and Terrestrial Alignments of Lichfield Cathedral, England, UK

The Nave of Lichfield Cathedral
An icon of St Chad in the Lady Chapel
Abraham, Sarah and Hagar, Bible illustration from 1897
The plan of Lichfield Cathedral naming its various parts
A plan of Lichfield Cathedral showing the various compass bearings
The misalignment of the Chancel to the north as seen from the Nave looking north easterly

The Earthly Alignments of Jerusalem, Mecca and Bethlehem

Masjid Al-Haram and the Kaaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The Western Wall, Jerusalem
Direct straight over-land courses from Lichfield to Jerusalem and Mecca

The Heavenly Alignments of Aries, the Sun and Virgo

Aries rising, Sunrise on St Chad’s Day 669 AD
The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio (1603)

Husband and wife, no longer two but one flesh

The west façade of the Cathedral with the “female spire” to the left and “male spire” to the right
Marc Chagall, 1911–12, Hommage à Apollinaire, or Adam et Ève (study)

The Ancient Egyptians and monotheism

Shrine relief showing Akhenaten and Nefertiti holding 3 of their children
Amun depicted as a ram with Ra riding on His back

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Virgo rising, St Mary’s assumption, sunrise 13th August 30 AD

Heaven and Earth in Bethlehem



Connections with Jerusalem

The Foundation stone of the Dome of the Rock
Abraham (right) meets Melchisedek (left), who gives him wine and bread, by Dieric Bouts the Elder (c. 1464–1467)

Connections with the Kaaba, Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca

The Kaaba, Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
The Lady Chapel of Lichfield Cathedral

Kabbalah (mystical Judaism) connections

The title page of the Sefer Yetzirah, Mantua, Italy, 1562

Abraham and the Cube

A 4-dimensional cube (tesseract) as seen in 3-D space





Dr Nick Stafford is a psychiatrist, writer, photographer and publisher who lives in the Midlands UK.

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Nick Stafford

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Dr Nick Stafford is a psychiatrist, writer, photographer and publisher who lives in the Midlands UK.

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