2.2.20 … food addiction… Tiffany windows … Romare Bearden …

Great day in Atlanta … early service at Roswell Presbyterian, Visit to my childhood church (including the Mary Virginia Parrish Prayer Room) and attendance at Tiffany Window Lecture by Dr. Josh Probert at North Avenue Presbyterian, Lunch at Le Coloniale, Romare Bearden Exhibit at the High … Great Day with Catherine and Mary-Stewart!

Josh Probert Ph.D
Josh Probert PhD is a historian specializing in American history and American decorative arts, emphasizing the material culture of religion. A native of central Utah, he attended Brigham Young University and has a master’s degree from the Program in Religion and the Arts at Yale University. At Yale he was awarded the top student prize, the Dominique de Menil Scholar of Religion and the Arts.

In 2014 Josh received his PhD in American history from the University of Delaware in cooperation with the Winterthur Museum. His dissertation, “Gilded Religion in the Age of Tiffany, 1877 – 1932,” was a cultural history of the ecclesiastical furnishings produced by Tiffany Studios, including some in Atlanta.

Josh is currently a fellow at the Maxwell Institute of Religious Scholarship at Brigham Young University and works as a historic interiors consultant to the LDS Church on the renovation of some of the church’s nineteenth-century temples.

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