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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: St. John Lutheran Church

Studio Name: City Glass Specialty Inc.

City: Rochester

Window Shape: 6 (gothic arched, more than 2 vertical sections)

Date of Window: 1982

Subject/Title of Window: The Resurrection

Brief Description of Subject: The description of this transept window was taken from a Church booklet on their windows made by City Glass Specialty.
"The figure of the risen Christ (with sword wound in side) is at the center with the emblem of the crown of life with palms of victory and stars above His head. Below Christ is the empty resurrection cross (victory over death) against a blazing sun. Symbolic of Christ's entombment and resurrection is the empty tomb and Jonah's great fish. At the top of the left panel, in a nimbus, is the hand of God the Father, raised in blessing. The dove of the Holy Spirit is presented at the top right panel. The lower portion of the two outer panels show figures of a worshipping family. Symbols of music in these same panels represent one worship modality that is common to Old Testament, New Testament, Reformation and Contemporary times. The proclamation of new life is depicted by the traditional Easter symbols of the butterfly, pomegranate, lilies, [ and in the ventilators], tulips and crocus flowers."
The maker has signed the window at the bottom "City Glass Specialty  Steven V. Purdy   1982."

Height: 22’

Width: 10’

Type of Glass and Technique: Slab or Faceted Glass (Dalle de Verre)

The Resurrection
The Resurrection
The Resurrection logo
The Resurrection logo
The Resurrection outside
The Resurrection outside

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