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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: New City Presbyterian Church (formerly Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church)

Studio Name: Willet Hauser Architectural Glass

City: Ferndale

Window Shape: 4 (rounded or rose window)

Date of Window: 1958

Subject/Title of Window: God the Father

Brief Description of Subject: This is the first of three chancel windows that uses a symbol to represent a member of the Trinity.
In this window, God the Father is symbolized by a right hand. In Exodus, God was seen in a cloud that hid his majesty as "no man could behold and live," Exodus 33:20. This led to a prohibition of images of God, and the use of a hand to indicate God. In scriptures, the right hand is the hand of power, for example, Exodus 15:12, "Your right hand, O Lord, is glorious in power."

Condition of Window: good

Height: 2'

Width: 2'

Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass

God the Father
God the Father

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