An Idaho church has replaced a stained-glass window honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee with an image of the first African American woman bishop elected in the United Methodist Church.
Washington National Cathedral announced Thursday it has chosen contemporary artist Kerry James Marshall, renowned for his wide-ranging works depicting African American life, to design new stained-glass windows with themes of racial justice that will replace a set with Confederate imagery.
A Chicago church has installed a trio of stained-glass windows to help its members reclaim their past, honor their present and look ahead to their future.
A new generation of artists and designers is turning again to stained glass, choosing it not merely for windows and screens, but for objects and furniture.
FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — Stained glass is fragile. So, too, are the fortunes of a stained glass artist. Don Young and his wife, Debora, were reminded of that lesson last month with the abrupt cancellation of a lucrative, once-in-a-lifetime commission.
(RNS) — Throughout Christian history, churches and cathedrals have used the medium of stained glass to tell the stories. With no fanfare, and to the secret relief of many, chapel windows of Paige Patterson and Paul Pressler came down last week.