A flickering flame

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By Joy Allan

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Amongst the ancient communities of faiths within the confines of the ancient chapel of Aberdeen University, something fledgling flickered into existence on 26 November. Candles upon granite tombs, glinting upon the faces of contributors and congregants alike.

Under their watchful gaze an academic procession processed to a packed church, the Students’ Association arrived, readings were read, and songs were sung. Beneath dimming lights and fluttering flames faith representatives climbed up steps, turned to a lectern and shared their hearts, their passions, their faiths and (most importantly) themselves.

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