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Why do old churches have two front doors

Why do old churches have two front doors

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The bronze doors of The National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.. Each is 37 ft 7 in (11.5 m) tall and weighs roughly 6.5 short tons (5.9 t)

Two entry doors at the front of an old church at the University of Chicago with a Welcome sign on the door

I was trying to match up the sight lines of the doors between the two photos (and working from memory, because I did not have the 1948 photo in hand), ...

two ancient yew trees have grown into the door of St. Edwards Church, Cotswolds, England

Love these double front doors and amount of light they'd let in.

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After entering through the large heavy carved front doors ...

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After entering through the large heavy carved front doors you are standing in the narthex of the church with its marble floors and rich wood detailing.

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Old churches with two front doors have a different history. Originally one door was for white people and the second door for their slaves.

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Not only is Santa Maria Maggiore beautiful, inside it houses incredible 5th-century mosaics. Photo by Gary Ullah

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The front doors are flanked by two original windows, which are old English stenciled glass with a fleur-de-lis design.

As two women talk at left an elderly woman steps out of the front doors of

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For example, the mahogany entry doors are an excellent choice. The energy of red is preserved, but the house will not look too bright or garish.

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Holy Name Cathedral

For example, the mahogany entry doors are an excellent choice. The energy of red is preserved, but the house will not look too bright or garish.

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If the red entrance doors are too risky for you, you can always choose more muted tones. For example, the mahogany entry doors are an excellent choice.

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After entering through the large heavy carved front doors you are standing in the narthex of the church ...

A traditional door, two side lites, and transom with leaded glass.

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The front doors are flanked by two original windows, which are old English stenciled glass with a fleur-de-lis design.

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The interiors of the old Presbyterian churches are austere. Because Presbyterians wanted to focus on worshipping God, their sanctuaries were devoid of “ ...

Applied crosses add to the beauty of these church doors.

The front doors are flanked by two original windows, which are old English stenciled glass with a fleur-de-lis design.

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When you step inside through the double front doors you enter the old 'vestibule' where I spent time before and after services as we visited with friends.

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The Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Zaragoza, Spain, is in the Baroque style.

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The monks were bound to wicker hurdles and dragged from the Tower of London to Tyburn Gallows for execution, still wearing their religious habits, ...

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The old sanctuary was torn down in 1973 and a new sanctuary built and first services held on Easter Sunday 1974. A picnic shelter with full kitchen ...

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A man walks inside an empty church in the Ninth Ward area in New Orleans

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All churches of that era had two front doors - one for women and one for men.

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This is the earliest known picture of the 1829 Ponds Church dating from the 1870s.

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