• Cathedral of Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      Henry of Navarre was crowned King Henry IV at Chartres in 1594.
    • Detail of south portal of the cathedral 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      From top to bottom, the portal portrays Mary enthroned with Christ surrounded by angels, The Dormition of Mary, and the kings with crowns and scepters.
    • The façade of Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Note the transition from the early gothic in the tower on the right to that of the high gothic on the left
    • Notre Dame de Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The power of Mary in the Middle Ages gave rise to the great gothic cathedrals.
    • Rose window at Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1978)
      While Chartres' fame is its stained glass rather than the coronation of Henry IV, his ascendancy to the throne led to the Edict of Nantes in 1598. This edict gave toleration to the Huguenots.
    • Stained glass of Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      The glory of Chartres is its stained glass.
    • Stained glass of Chartres 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Close up of a stained glass window.
    • WCTS at Chartes 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1969)
      Ruth Spierenburg presented her paper on the "Queen of Cathedrals for the Queen of Heaven." Seminar members left to right Henry James, Linda Tamminga, Stephen Tamminga, Kathy Ratmeyer, Mary Brower, Ruth Spierenburg, Elaine ...