Salisbury Cathedral Close Preservation Society

Supporting Excellence in Heritage Estate Management

The Art of Worship

Annual Lecture, 21 October 2013,
by The Rt. Revd. Nicholas Holtam


The Rt Revd Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury and Close Resident, gave a talk based on his National Gallery book ‘The Art of Worship’.

The Art of Worship: Paintings, Prayers, and Readings for Meditation represents a unique collaboration between two famous Trafalgar Square institutions: the National Gallery and the church of St Martin-in-the-Fields. In this beautifully illustrated book, the Right Reverend Nicholas Holtam – presents his favourite paintings from the National Gallery, alongside religious commentary, Bible quotations, prayers and poetry. He created this work while vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields. First publication 2011.


The Rt Rvrd Nicholas Holtham
Bishop of Salisbury


John Wort, Chairman SCCPS