Archbishop Smith: The Throne
It must have been quite the television series. Even if you, like me, have not seen a single episode of Game of Thrones, and therefore have no idea what it is about, it is difficult to miss the hype, especially about the final episode, which aired just recently. Millions upon millions of viewers have followed all seasons of this epic, and – if news reports are accurate – had their attention riveted on the question of who would occupy something called the Iron Throne.
My attention is drawn to the very concept of “throne”. One seated upon a throne is typically