Sculpture by Alan Collins.
Bronze sculpture by 2005 Alan Collins
Oakwood College Monument to Service - Huntsville, AL.
Combination photo by Eric Shindelbower

And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross.  Mark 15:21 (RSV).

As they were marching out, they came upon a man of Cyrene, Simon by name; this man they compelled to carry his cross.  Matthew 27:32 (RSV).

And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. Luke23:26 (RSV).

 

 


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Credits:
Oakwood College Monument to Service, Sculpture by 2005 Alan Collins.  Combination photo by Eric Shindelbower; used by permission of Fred Pullins, Director of Public Relations - Oakwood College; image may not be reproduced without prior written permission of Oakwood College.

Monument to Service - Oakwood College,
700 Adventist Blvd., Huntsville, Alabama.

http://www.oakwood.edu/presidentsoffice/default.asp?ID=20

Oakwood College Unveils Crossbearer Monument,
http://churchpond.com/cp05/oakwoodcollege.htm

Sculptor Alan Collins,
http://www.collinsculptor.com/index.html
http://news.adventist.org/data/2004/03/1081867363/index.html.en

 

 

 

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