Saturday, May 28, 2016

Fact of the Day: Heaven's Door

In many early human civilizations, doors were once considered an "entryway" to the afterlife. Doors in important places were often decorated with local religious symbols. 

8 comments:

Margaret D said...

True. Most interesting are doors especially to older buildings.

Kay said...

We have seen some pretty awesome doors in our travels.

Pat Hatt said...

Wow, they must have had mighty big locks then lol

Emmylou said...

"Hold the door....hold the door...." :'(

Harlynn said...

There's a painting with Jesus inside and somebody's knocking on the door outside. Except there's no door handle inside. Only the man could let himself in. I'd like to get that as a poster...

Christine said...

interesting

Valentina Chirico said...

Yes, Adam! They are considered passageways between the world of the living beings and those of the deaths. ;-)

Martha said...

I didn't know that. That's very interesting!