In 12th-century France, the stained glass window enjoyed a growing preference among the religious community because of its exquisite relationship to daylight. Denis equated “Divine Light” with the light shining through stained glass and gems.
This philosophy of Divine Light reasoned that humans could spiritually experience God through natural light brought in through vivid, large-scale windows of art glass.
Most of these drain the three large ice-sheets in Antarctica: the Antarctic Peninsula Ice Sheet, the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and the East Antarctic Ice Sheet. They range from enormous ice streams, arteries of fast flow that discharge the majority of the ice from the centre of the ice sheet to its edges, to slow-moving cold-based glaciers that are largely frozen to their beds.Most of the Antarctic continent’s coastline is composed of grounded or floating ice and ice shelves (93%).Volume 44, Issue 1 :: by Robert Jayson For centuries, those of faith have admired the stained and art glass windows in houses of worship.The changing daylight streams through the glass, shifting colors and bringing life to the windows’ figures and forms while projecting plays of color and light throughout the interior spaces.