Thursday, July 16, 2009

New Article Available in the GYR Online Journal

Julie Cahill Tarr discusses the symbol of the cross in the Photo Monument column this week.

The cross symbol has been around for a long time.  It’s closely associated with Christianity, but according to Douglas Keister in his book Stories in Stone, the cross may actually predate Christianity (page 172).

In general, the cross symbolizes a faith in God.  The cross is often seen in cemeteries either as a gravestone adornment or freestanding marker.

You can read the entire article at the Graveyard Rabbits Online Journal.

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