What can the comparison of three photos from the mid-twentieth century tell us about the form of Brethren in Christ wedding ceremonies?
Tag: Appearance & Dress
Today’s Photo Friday takes readers inside the home of John and Mary Zook, vocal proponents of Holiness theology within the nineteenth-century Brethren in Christ Church.
Today’s Photo Friday installment shows a light-hearted moment among missionary kids in 1920s Zimbabwe.
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For most Brethren in Christ churches in the early and mid-twentieth century, “elaborate weddings” — including ceremonies that incorporated rings, instrumental music, or even something as commonplace as large flower bouquets — were dismissed as vain and “worldly.” Today’s Photo…read more