By Frederick Quinn
• records a sacred position the place the kingdom has celebrated a few of its maximum triumphs and grieved a few of its maximum losses
• web site on the crossroads of yankee existence and tradition, the place significant nationwide matters were mentioned and illuminated, together with civil rights and the battle in Vietnam
This new publication presents a background of Washington nationwide Cathedral from its inception to the fashionable day, focusing eventually at the episcopacy of Bishop John T. Walker, who died within the fall of 1989.
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A House of Prayer for all People: A History of Washington National Cathedral by Frederick Quinn