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Artist: David Wilson - St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Hartland, Michigan

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Building Name: St. Joseph Church

City: Adrian

Window Shape: 3 (arched)

Subject/Title of Window: St. Michael Battles the Devil

Brief Description of Subject: The Enemy is Reason? Here St. Michael battles a quasi-anthropomorphized devil who wields a boulder bearing a motto from Enlightenment thinker Voltaire: "Écrasez l'Infâme" ("Crush the infamous thing"). The expression is typically taken to be directed at the Catholic Church or more generally at the tyranny and aristocracy of the Ancien Régime.

St. Michael battles the devil
St. Michael battles the devil

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