What Symbols has the Church Used to Refer to Christianity?

Christian symbols used by the church

I've been working on the series What are New Testament Manuscripts?, and my last article,  What are Nomina Sacra?, described how names and titles for God were contracted to show a special reverence for them. The other articles in the series were about Biblical Manuscripts, but this one focuses on Christian symbols used by the church, sometimes in copies of the New Testament, but also in commentaries, prayers, letters and even on...

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What are the Beatitude Stained Glass Windows at Saint Meinrad Archabbey?

Saint Meinrad Archabbey

Last weekend I visited Saint Meinrad Archabbey, in Saint Meinrad, Indiana, for a long weekend to relax and get some work done on BibleQuestions.info. The church at the Archabbey has numerous stained glass windows, but there are eight windows I want to focus on, because they show examples of beatitudes. These eight stained glass windows were made by Francis X. Zettler in Munich, Germany, when the church was completed in...

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