Bay 13 (Life and relics of St Stephen)

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Panel 07 - Stephen refutes the charge of blasphemy that was made against him

 © Stuart Whatling, 2008

The artist has shown the moment at the end of Stephen's lengthy speech when, as it says in Acts 7:55 "...he, being full of the Holy Ghost, looking up steadfastly to heaven, saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing on the right hand of God. And he said: Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God"