This illustration shows the baptismal font at Claverly in England.

Baptismal Font at Claverly

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Claverly in England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Eastdown in England. It is made of stone and wood.

Baptismal Font at Eastdown

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Eastdown in England. It is made of stone and wood.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Keysoe, c. 1200.

Baptismal Font at Keysoe

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Keysoe, c. 1200.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Lydbury North in England.

Baptismal Font at Lydbury North

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Lydbury North in England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Smithfield, London, England.

Baptismal Font at Smithfield

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Smithfield, London, England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Tidenham, near Chepstow, in England.

Baptismal Font at Tidenham

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Tidenham, near Chepstow, in England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at the Winchester Cathedral in England.

Baptismal Font at Winchester Cathedral

This illustration shows the baptismal font at the Winchester Cathedral in England.

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Wistanstow in England.

Baptismal Font at Wistanstow

This illustration shows the baptismal font at Wistanstow in England.

Used in most religions to collect money for the religious center or the poor. This alms basin is used in a church and is made out of wood.

Alms Basin

Used in most religions to collect money for the religious center or the poor. This alms basin is used…

Used in most religions to collect money for the religious center or the poor. This alms basin is used in a church and is made out of wood.

Alms Basin

Used in most religions to collect money for the religious center or the poor. This alms basin is used…

This bible was bound in Morocco. It is enriched with embossing and illuminated coloring.

Bible

This bible was bound in Morocco. It is enriched with embossing and illuminated coloring.

This bible was bound in Morocco. It is enriched with embossing and illuminated coloring.

Bible

This bible was bound in Morocco. It is enriched with embossing and illuminated coloring.

"But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God. Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein. And he took them up in his arms, put his hands upon them, and blessed them." Mark 10:14-16 KJV

Jesus Blessing Little Children

"But when Jesus saw it, he was much displeased, and said unto them, Suffer the little children to come…

These religious books are used for devotional reading. They are christian books due to the crosses on the front cover of some of the books.

Religious Books

These religious books are used for devotional reading. They are christian books due to the crosses on…

A cross bound by a circle.

Bound Cross

A cross bound by a circle.

The monumental brass is a type of church monument that is made up of a brass wall tablet. This monument depicts a female figure with a grey hound at her feet, beneath a canopy of pointed architecture. It has numerous scenes along its border depicting the acts of a Good Samaritan such as charity, truth, peace and mercy.

Monumental Brass

The monumental brass is a type of church monument that is made up of a brass wall tablet. This monument…

A French pastor during the Protestant Reformation, who helped develop the system of Christian theology called Calvinism.

John Calvin

A French pastor during the Protestant Reformation, who helped develop the system of Christian theology…

Chapter House and Angel Tower, Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Chapter House and Angel Tower, Canterbury Cathedral

Order of friars, characterized by their dark brown robes and white hooded cloaks.

Carmelite

Order of friars, characterized by their dark brown robes and white hooded cloaks.

A Carthusian monk, known for their extreme asceticism.

Carthusian

A Carthusian monk, known for their extreme asceticism.

This wood carving shows an arrangement of the vine in Gothic form. The center is Virgin and Child with a serpent right below them.

Wood Carving

This wood carving shows an arrangement of the vine in Gothic form. The center is Virgin and Child with…

An illustration of a small chapel surrounded by woods.

Chapel

An illustration of a small chapel surrounded by woods.

(742-814) Christian Emperor. Time of rule was known as Carolingian Renaissance during which he built palaces and churches, and promoted Christianity, education, agriculture, the arts, manufacturing and commerce

Charlemagne

(742-814) Christian Emperor. Time of rule was known as Carolingian Renaissance during which he built…

Two priests wearing the garmet.

Chasuble

Two priests wearing the garmet.

"More particularly was the new sect of Christians selected as the objects of vengeance. These people had already gained the intense dislike of Rome. The austerity of their manners, the severe tenets of their faith so opposed to the license of paganism, their customs and laws so antagonistic to the usages of the state, all combined to render them odious to the commonwealth."—Ridpath, 1885

Christians Given to the Lions in the Roman Amphitheater

"More particularly was the new sect of Christians selected as the objects of vengeance. These people…

The altar cloth was embroidered by hand in gold and silk. It includes a drawing of a dove on the bottom. This cloth is used in a church setting.

Altar Cloth

The altar cloth was embroidered by hand in gold and silk. It includes a drawing of a dove on the bottom.…

Roman emperor, declared Christianity state religion.

Constantine

Roman emperor, declared Christianity state religion.

A Monstrance of Copper Gilt made in italy during fifteenth century. The monstrance is made out of iron, and was used to display the Sacred Host or relics of saints.

Monstrance Copper Gilt for Sacred Relics

A Monstrance of Copper Gilt made in italy during fifteenth century. The monstrance is made out of iron,…

This bible cover is carved in boxwood. It is engraved with arrangements of wheat, grapes and flowers.

Bible Cover

This bible cover is carved in boxwood. It is engraved with arrangements of wheat, grapes and flowers.

"The plain rectangular cross, with a view to its enrichment." — Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1893

Cross

"The plain rectangular cross, with a view to its enrichment." — Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1893

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves and flowers. It is worked in gold on a purple background.

Cross

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves…

A market cross is a structure used to mark a market square in market towns, originally from Western European architecture. Market crosses can be found in most market towns in Britain, with those in Scotland known as "mercat crosses". British emigrants often installed such crosses in their new cities and several can be found in Canada and Australia.

Market Cross

A market cross is a structure used to mark a market square in market towns, originally from Western…

This monumental cross was made in Ireland. It depicts scenes from the Gospel as described in the Old Testament. These scenes are "Moses and the Brazen Serpent", "The Translation of Elijah", "Noah entering the Arc", "Abel's Sacrifice". The busts on the lower end of the cross are prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel.

Monumental Cross

This monumental cross was made in Ireland. It depicts scenes from the Gospel as described in the Old…

This monumental cross is designed with sculptures from the New Testament history. They include "The Crucifixion", "The Resurrection", "The Return of the Prodigal", "The Good Shepherd". The lower half of the cross are busts of St. Peter, St. John, St. James and St. Paul.

Monumental Cross

This monumental cross is designed with sculptures from the New Testament history. They include "The…

This painting by Tintoretto depicts the crucifiction of Christ. The painting can be found in the Scuolo di San Rocco in Venice, Italy.

The Crucifixion

This painting by Tintoretto depicts the crucifiction of Christ. The painting can be found in the Scuolo…

This prayer desk is used for private prayer. It is more prevalent in European churches.

Prayer Desk

This prayer desk is used for private prayer. It is more prevalent in European churches.

A famous preacher and missionary to Native Americans. He also played a significant role in shaping the First Great Awakening.

Jonathan Edwards

A famous preacher and missionary to Native Americans. He also played a significant role in shaping the…

John Elliot preaching to a group of Native Americans.

Elliot, Apostle of the Indians, Preaching to His flock

John Elliot preaching to a group of Native Americans.

A circular finial cross.

Finial Cross

A circular finial cross.

A ornamental finial cross.

Finial Cross

A ornamental finial cross.

A ornamental finial cross.

Finial Cross

A ornamental finial cross.

The Flag of St. George is a flag of Great Britain. It shows the red cross of St. George on a white field, and survives only as a flag of command in the royal navy.

Flag of St. George

The Flag of St. George is a flag of Great Britain. It shows the red cross of St. George on a white field,…

The font is used in baptism rituals in Christian churches. This font is sculpted in stone, and elaborately decorated with a canopy that rises when the ceremony is performed.

Font

The font is used in baptism rituals in Christian churches. This font is sculpted in stone, and elaborately…

The baptismal font is used to baptize children an adults. It is a type of church furniture in a circular shape with a pedestal base.

Baptismal Font

The baptismal font is used to baptize children an adults. It is a type of church furniture in a circular…

The baptismal font is type of large basin used to perform the baptism ceremony, which is the act of using water to admit a person into the Christian Church.

Baptismal Font

The baptismal font is type of large basin used to perform the baptism ceremony, which is the act of…

This illustration shows the gems worn on the breast plate of the high priest of the Hebrews. Each of these gems is mentioned in the Bible.
1) Cornelian (Reuben)
2) Topaz (Simeon)
3) Emerald (Levi)
4) Ruby (Judah)
5) Sapphire (Issachar)
6) Diamond (Zebulon)
7) Hyacinth (Dan)
8) Agate (Naphtali)
9) Amethyst (Gad)
10) Chrysolite (Asher)
11) Sardonyx (Joseph)
12) Jasper (Benjamin)

Hebrew Breastplate

This illustration shows the gems worn on the breast plate of the high priest of the Hebrews. Each of…

An illustration of angles and a knight surrounding the holy grail.

Holy Grail

An illustration of angles and a knight surrounding the holy grail.

A cross with a circular disk placed on it, as at Iona.

Iona

A cross with a circular disk placed on it, as at Iona.

An illustration of Jesus giving a kneeling man communion.

Jesus Giving Communion

An illustration of Jesus giving a kneeling man communion.

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. 3And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against." Luke 2:28-34 KJV

Simeon Taking the Child in His Arms

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart…

An illustration of a group of people kneeling in front a large cross.

Kneeling in Front of Cross

An illustration of a group of people kneeling in front a large cross.

"The Labarum consisted of a staff or lance with a purple banner on a crossbar. It bore the two Greek letters XP (CHR) the first being a symbol of the cross, and both making a monogram of the word Christ (Greek, Christos).—Webster, 1913

The Labarum

"The Labarum consisted of a staff or lance with a purple banner on a crossbar. It bore the two Greek…

This fair linen cloth is intended to cover a communion table. The design on this cloth shows a lamb in the center that is surrounded by the evangelists.

Fair Linen Cloth

This fair linen cloth is intended to cover a communion table. The design on this cloth shows a lamb…

"Maltese Cross." — Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1893

Maltese Cross

"Maltese Cross." — Encyclopedia Brittanica, 1893

The Virgin Mary was a Jewish resident of Nazareth in Galilee and known from the New Testament as the mother of Jesus of Nazareth.

Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary was a Jewish resident of Nazareth in Galilee and known from the New Testament as the…

"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves." Matthew 21:12-13 KJV

The Money-Changers Driven from the Temple

"And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and…

A monumental cross from Stradsett church, Norfolk.

Monumental Cross

A monumental cross from Stradsett church, Norfolk.

A monumental cross from Bosbury, Herefordshire.

Monumental Cross

A monumental cross from Bosbury, Herefordshire.

An expanded ornamental cross.

Ornamental Cross

An expanded ornamental cross.

"Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things ye are too superstitious." Acts 17:22

Paul Preaching on Mars' Hill

"Then Paul stood in the midst of Mars' hill, and said, Ye men of Athens, I perceive that in all things…