Tag: Church history

May 2018
Lessons from a ‘Christian’ Labyrinth, Part 1

A labyrinth is a flat circle or square consisting of a path that winds around to its center. They’ve been found all over the pagan world. But, interestingly enough, they’ve also been found in churches (!) as far back as the 4th century. The earliest known example of a labyrinth in a Christian church dates from AD 324 in the Basilica of St. Reparatus at Orleansville, Algeria (Northern Africa). Many of these labyrinths were set directly into the floor of the church, indicating that they may have been meant to be walked.......

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