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Miracle City

Marloes Kuiper

It is 1345, a cold wintery night between 15 and 16 March. Rushing through the dense, narrow and less than fragrant streets of mediaeval Amsterdam, the priest from St Nicolas’s church is in a hurry. Across the River Amstel his services are urgently required. He is not alone; in his bag he carries the Body of Christ. It may seem a heavy burden for a minor shepherd of a burgeoning flock, but nothing…

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