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Maryweave creates handwoven vestments, clergy stoles, chasubles, dalmatics, woven textiles, wallhangings.

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Stoles Chasubles Dalmatics Artist Gallery Woven Textiles Limited Editions Our Story To Order Contact Home Guest Weavers seek for noble beauty rather than sumptuous display &#126Consitution on the Sacred Liturgy Handwoven Clergy Stoles Handwoven Chasubles and Liturgical Vestments Woven Wall Hangings and Other Textiles Maine Artist Gallery Click on any picture for details and a larger view. Jordan Chasuble Winter Silence Stole Refulgence Chasuble Handweaving is an art form, ever ancient ever new, with roots in Old Testament tradition. In Exodus 36 we read that the first vestments and altar hangings were "woven of violet, purple and scarlet yarn and of fine linen twined." Maryweave, a small cottage industry located in the gentle, rolling foothills of rural Maine, creates hand-woven liturgical Read More
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Christian Religious Vestments

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Animal Kingdom Arts & Culture Astronomy Disasters Finance Health History Plant Kingdom Politics Religion & Mythology Science & Technology Society Sports & Games Weather About Feedback Privacy Statement Report Error Search Site News Top :: Religion & Mythology Printer-friendly version Christian Religious Vestments Vestment Description alb A long white garment reaching to the ankles; derived from an ancient tunic amice A linen square worn round the back to protect the other vestments; formerly a neckcloth apparels Ornamental panels at the foot of the alb, front and back, and on the amice cassock The long black gown worn under other vestments; formerly, the daily working costume of the clergy chasuble Outer sleeveless vestment worn by a priest or bishop when celebrating Holy Communion; derive Read More
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Christianity and Dress

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Christianity and Dress by John C. Wenger CONTENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION I. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES II. SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS III. COMMON OBJECTIONS PREFACE The Mennonite Church is today confronted with the question, Shall simplicity of dress be maintained? In the final test only one foundation is strong enough to guarantee the perpetuation of this distinctive Christian witness: that foundation is the personal conviction that Christian simplicity of dress is a Biblical truth. Ministers may plead, and conferences may pass resolutions, but the battle against worldliness will not have been won until each believer has decided for himself to live the nonconformed life. The purpose of this booklet is to deepen the conviction of Mennonite youth that the Christian life involves a resolute break with Read More
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Islamic Dress and Head-dress for men

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Questions on Islamic Dress and Head-dress for Men QUESTION: We have come under criticism from "Salafis" for keeping Sunna dress in our present day and age. They claim that it is an indifferent and unnecessary aspect of Arabic culture and tradition which carries no reward in religion. What is the position of Ahl as-Sunna on the "Salafi" dispensation for praying, leading prayer, and giving khutba bare-headed and in Western-style clothes? ANSWER: It is reprehensible not to cover the head in prayer if one is able to do so as it is part of the excellence of adornment which Allah ordered when He said: "O Children of Adam! Wear your beautiful apparel at every time and place of prayer" (7: 31). If one cannot afford a shirt or a head-cover, he may pray without them, but if he can, then he is remiss Read More
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Orthodox Vestments and Cassocks Krista West Vestments, Inc.

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Krista West Vestments Home Product Line Pricing How to Order Measuring Information Eastern Orthodox liturgical vesture of the highest quality and craftsmanship An attention to detail and quality workmanship are the hallmarks of my vestments, cassocks (anterris and exorassa), and altar furnishings. My custom-made garments are available in a wide variety of fabrics to suit each individual's taste and budget. From communion cloths to top-of-the-line vestments, I am committed to continuing the tradition of high-quality Eastern Orthodox vestments. Five Year Plan for Orthodox Missions to Acquire Liturgical Furnishings New! Monthly payment plan for vestments and cassocks Recommendations for the Newly Ordained Articles on Vestments and Miscellany Vestments to Missions project Krista West Vestments Read More
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PHAP-CHANH-TRUYEN

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CAODAISM THIRD AMNESTY OF GOD IN THE EAST PHAP-CHANH-TRUYEN THE RELIGIOUS CONSTITUTION OF CAODAISM Religious Constitutional Laws explained and annotated by His Holiness Ho-Phap Pham Cong Tac, head of the Hiep-Thien-Dai * * * Translated from French to English by Lucy Davey With Foreword by Professor Eric J. Sharpe Introduction to English translation by Professor Garry W Trompf TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments and Note Concerning this English Translation Foreword / Introduction / Preface Power of Cuu-Trung-Dai / Executive Body Religious Vestments of the Dignitaries of the College of Men of Cuu-Trung-Dai Dignitaries of the College of Women Law for the Election of the Dignitaries of the Cuu-Trung-Dai Powers of the Hiep-Thien-Dai / Legislative Body Ceremonial Dress of the Dignitaries of the Hi Read More
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The Politics of the Habit

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APF Reporter Vol.19 #3 Index Home The Politics of the Habit Text and Photos by Cheryl Reed Story in .rtf Contact the Curator for the story and pictures. A related story: "The Habit of the Benedictines" Faint voices floated from behind the faded drapes that separated the nuns’ portion of the parlor from their visitors’. On my side, an armchair was stationed in front of the curtains, like a theater set for an audience of one. I could only wonder what was waiting on the other side. And then, with a quick thrust, mother superior opened the curtains to reveal a steel grille. Behind the bars stood several women, swathed in black and looking like a row of Grim Reapers. Their eyes glowed like neon from shrouded faces, and from beneath the folds of their habits, pale arms reached through Read More
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Vestments from Blue Cloud Abbey

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Return to: Abbey Page Main Page Vestments Blue Cloud Abbey has been making vestments for church ceremonies for many years. The abbey is recognized as a premiere vestment maker. The vestments can be worn by either men or women for church ceremonies of many different religious denominations. Review these samples of different vestments available; then, contact (below) Br Sebastian, OSB for more information! We do NOT have a catalog to mail, contained on these pages are samples of what Br Sebastian offers. CHASUBLES Plain Collar Rolled Collar Hood STOLES - Minister, Priest or Deacon Male or Female ALTAR COVERS BOOK COVERS MISSAL PILLOWS FUNERAL PALLS ALBS DALMATICS COPES MITERS For more Information contact Br Sebastian: Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Country: Telephone (include area code): Y Read More
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viadolorosa.net: The Leading Jerusalem Travel Site on the Net

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viadolorosa.net: The Leading Jerusalem Travel Site on the Net This page requires frames. Read More
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Women and Clothing

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Women and Clothing By Moulana Muhammad Aaqil (Shaikhul-Hadith, Mazahirul Uloom, Saharanpur) Translated by Moulana Mohammed Kadwa [ Preface | Faith in All?h Ta'?la ] [ Compassion and Kindness shown to women by All?h and His Prophet ] [ Rights of Wives and Leniency and kindness towards them | An Important Admonition ] [ Good Dealings - A Pre-Requisite of Perfect Iman | Gratitude and Ingraditude Towards All?h | Merits of Clothing ] [ Gratitude in Obtaining Clothing | Gratitude in the use of Clothing ] [ Gratitude and Ingratitude Regarding the Style of Clothing | The Good and Evil About Fashion ] [ Clothing Unlawful Under All Circumstances Despite it's Loose Fit | Evils in the Fashion of the Disbelievers ] [ A Final Request | Simplicty and Poversty-stricken Circumstances - A Facet of Iman | Tr Read More
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