Virginia Chieffo Raguin, Ph.D. Yale University, is Distinguished Professor of Humanities at the College of the Holy Cross. She has published widely on religion, stained glass, and architecture. A member of the International Corpus Vitrearum, she has authored Stained Glass from its Origins to the Present (2003) and co-authored Stained Glass before 1700 in the Midwest United States (2002). In addition she has edited Art, Piety, and Destruction in the Christian West, 1500-1700, Ashgate, 2010. Her on-line book Style, Status, and Religion: America’s Pictorial Windows 1840-1950 presents a broad overview of the American experience and offers 450 downloadable images. http://college.holycross.edu/RaguinStainedGlassInAmerica/Home/index.html.
Articles by Virginia Raguin
In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, buildings carried great narrative themes, on the exterior by sculpture and on the interior by glass and wall painting.