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Glastonbury Holy Thorn Tree

From Alabama to the British Isles, People Rally to Save Trees

Wes Isley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wes Isley

Humans have long thought certain trees to be sacred or holy and worthy of protection and respect. But in our age when a tree is merely a resource to be effectively managed, well, that doesn't exactly nurture a sense of wonder.

Glastonbury Holy Thorn Tree, Famous UK Christian Landmark, Vandalized And Cut Down

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Legend has it that the rare thorn tree on a hill in southern England had ties to the earliest days of Christianity, and pilgrims often ...