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A miraculous escape

The Very Rev Dr Andrew McLellan considers the messages drawn from the Bible’s retelling of Peter’s times in prison.

ST Peter was never in Barlinnie.

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Had there been a Chief Inspector of Prisons for Judea in the first century he (no HMCIP for Scotland has been a woman – unlike England and Wales) would have been horrified by the conditions in which Peter was imprisoned and the treatment he received.

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