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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Redford Avenue Presbyterian Church

City: Detroit

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1956

Subject/Title of Window: Spirit of Christ in Every Aspect of Human Life

Brief Description of Subject: Rose window with twelve petals. Center has Lamb of God, standing, with banner.Clockwise from top, the twelve petals each have one medallion, featuring
1: Balance, symbol of law and justice.
2: Harp, symbol of music.
3: Cadecus in front of cross, symbol of medicine.
4: Tongs grasping a sphere, with atom in top left and flames in top right, symbol of science.
5: Ship, symbol of commerce and trade.
6: Globe and flags (the United Nations symbol), symbol of government.
7: John Calvin's personal seal, a hand holding heart in front of cross, symbol of ministry.
8: Lit lamp, symbol of education.
9: Outstretched hands and torch, symbol of social action.
10: Spinning wheel, symbol of homemaking.
11: Owl and five-pointed star, symbol of agriculture.
12: Two open books behind a lit torch with a wreath, symbol of labor and industry.
The odd petals also feature an open book. The even ones a Chi-rho. The whole window thus represents the need for Christians to follow Christ in every aspect of human life.

Window made by Marguerite Gaudin, of Willet Studios, Philadelphia, PA. Protected on outside by glass since installation.

Condition of Window: fair, some sagging

Height: 8 ft 4 in

Width: 5 ft 3 in

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

Do All for the Glory of God
Do All for the Glory of God
Do All for the Glory of God
Do All for the Glory of God
Do All for the Glory of God - Cartoon
Do All for the Glory of God - Cartoon

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