During the period when the Knights Templar fought and prayed, the churches of Europe were an intensely visual experience. Their walls would have been covered in paintings, not bare as you see them today, and the windows would have been full of stained glass representations of bible stories and the lives of saints. In an age of widespread illiteracy, it was the power of the image that held ordinary people in awe of the church.

Celestial Craft

Colourful Light Part 3

stained glass windows at the Münster (cathedral) of Ulm (Germany)

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