“Shining morning star” (Rev 22:16). About stained glass in the Koszalin cathedral Cover Image

„Gwiazda świecąca, poranna” (Ap 22,16). O witrażach w koszalińskiej katedrze
“Shining morning star” (Rev 22:16). About stained glass in the Koszalin cathedral

Author(s): Henryk Romanik
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Architecture, History of Church(es), Theology and Religion, Pastoral Theology, History of Art
Published by: Biblioteka Wyższego Seminarium Duchownego Diecezji Koszalińsko-Kołobrzeskiej
Keywords: Koszalin cathedral; stained glass; history; monument restorer; parish Church

Summary/Abstract: Writing about the cathedral Church requires combining reliable historical and conservation knowledge with the spiritual tradition of Christianity. Restoration works in the Koszalin cathedral, which have been ongoing for many years, also provide for the installation correction of stained glass windows in the Episcopal chancel of the Episcopal temple, make conversation about the presence, history and significance of these over a century-old elements of artistic and liturgical decor. The article gathers basic information related to the origin of stained glass and reflects on the historical and current context of stained glass, and also gave some suggestions for the iconographic program of the cathedral’s presbytery.

  • Issue Year: 2020
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 217-235
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Polish