WindowBuilding Name: Adrian College Chapel
Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)
Date of Window: 1964
Subject/Title of Window: The Reformation in England
Brief Description of Subject: The eight south windows represent the development of Protestantism with emphasis on the Methodist church and Methodist higher education at Adrian College. Archbishop Cranmer (1489-1556 A.D.) of Canterbury, central figure, shown writing as chief author, Book of Common Prayer. Left: Tower of London, Traitor’s Gate, flames and smoke, symbols of Cranmer’s martyrdom. Two figures holding hands: Sir Thomas More and his friend, Erasmus of Rotterdam, symbolizing humanist aspect of Reformation in which reason was to supplant superstitution in religion. Lower: title page of prayerbook and grapes and wheat as symbols of communion in two kinds, urged by Cranmer.
The MSGC is a constantly evolving database. Not all the data that has been collected by volunteers has been sorted and entered. Not every building has been completely documented.
All images in the Index are either born-digital photographs of windows or buildings or are scans of slides, prints, or other published sources. These images have been provided by volunteers and the quality of the material varies widely.
If you have any questions, additions or corrections, or think you can provide better images and are willing to share them, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org