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St. Paul's Catholic Church, Onaway, Michigan: artists Peter and Christel Brahm

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Building Name: Akiva Hebrew Day School (formerly known as Congregation Beth Achim)

City: Southfield

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Subject/Title of Window: Fifth Day

Brief Description of Subject: Description of stained glass windows in main sanctuary
The Seven Days of Creation
Six windows spell as in Hebrew from right to left bereshit “In the beginning…each window showing one of the six letters and the seventh one, because it is a day of rest.

Window V
And God said, Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures and let fowl fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven… and God created the great sea monsters and every living creature that depth… be fruitful and multiply, and fill the waters in the seas.
Above fowl i.e. winged things in mid air and below swarms of aquatic animals often in pairs to insure propagation and various insects, one with two different wings, indicating that misfits are also part of creation.


Fifth Day
Fifth Day

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