The Tabot are sacred religious objects
used by all Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Churches around the world.
In October last year a group of witches in the poor Sao Joao de Meriti district of Rio told how born again bandits had also forced them to destroy their religious objects
- or face terrifying consequences.
'Balaan nga balay' means 'divine house,' and the exhibit was mounted by theology seminarians of UST to educate future priests on the importance of religious objects
have also been carefully displayed with their ceremonial functions in mind.
Once in the museum, guests were free to wander the many galleries housing the ornate exhibit, which stretched from the Anna Wintour Costume Center downstairs, where the Vatican collection was being displayed, to the Byzantine and medieval galleries on the main floor, where designer fashions were interspersed among the religious objects
The important usages of these religious objects
are discussed below.
The custody of religious objects
and locations raises particular problems and inevitable grey areas.
The collection included crosses, altars and (https://www.jstor.org/stable/4300877?seq=1#fndtn-page_scan_tab_contents) other religious objects
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Additionally, a rich collection of colonial art--including painting, furnishings, and religious objects
created in Venezuela between 17th and 19th centuries--is complemented by artworks and documentation of those who explored Latin America and the Caribbean during that time.