The Good Samaritan Through the Windows of Chartres Cathedral
A thrilling exploration of color infused with story and story infused with light. The majestic windows of Chartres Cathedral bring this ancient yet essential parable to life on the page, provoking reflection on our own relationships to others and inspiring us with beauty.
Nancy Enderle and Stuart Stotts surround the photos with simple text that provides background to deepen understanding of the cathedral and the story as well as a straightforward retelling of the Biblical parable.
The book is available from Amazon, and we offer a related curriculum and powerpoint for educational use.
- Chartres Cathedral is an amazing building. Mostly built between 1194 and 1220, it is generally recognized as the high point of Gothic Architecture. Here are some sites to explore it.
- Cathedral home page.
- A good private site devoted to Chartres.
- Wikipedia page.
- Focus on Stained Glass Windows there.
- More Stained Glass Windows
- The Good Samaritan is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible.
- Biblical commentary from Dr Amy-Jill Levine
- Visio Divino, A way of encountering images for spiritual growth and reflection.