• The baptismal font 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Entering St. Peter's one encounters the huge porphyry basin of the baptismal font, surmounted with its great gold covering.
    • Gold Glass 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1977)
      Gold glass with Peter and Paul being given their martyr's crown.
    • Gold glass representation of the martyrs Peter and Paul 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Early Christian iconography found representation in gold glass. The image was inscribed in gold on glass and was fused between two layers of glass. The sides enabled use as a goblet. (here shown with only the bottom of ...
    • Interior of St. Matthäuskirche 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The interior reflects the striking forms of the exterior as well as its materials. The red could very easily be interpreted by the faithful as a reference to the shed blood of Christ. A not inappropriate iconography for a ...