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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: First United Methodist Church

Studio Name: Von Gerichten Studios

City: Kalamazoo

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

Subject/Title of Window: Salvation

Brief Description of Subject: Symbols in this window include: the deluge, the common symbol of the flood is the ark of Noah, which is always shown as a boat with a building erected on it; and the Serpent of Brass, one of the most important symbols of our Savior is the brazen serpent which Moses lifted up in the wilderness. Our Lord Himself recognizes this incident as a type of His crucifixion. The serpent is shown upon a slender Tau cross, which is the Anticipatory Cross of the Old Testament. When these two symbols are shown together they symbolize Salvation.

Condition of Window: Very Good

Height: 12'?

Width: 7'?

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came

Descending Dove
Descending Dove
The Ark of Noah
The Ark of Noah
The Serpent of Brass
The Serpent of Brass

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