High Test of God's Silence

One of 15 works in the series: Miscellaneous Sermon Charts Collection available on this site.

Description

A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart attempts to trace throughout Scripture the idea that God, through the Bible, has revealed to mankind an explicit pattern by which to live, and therfore, anything not specifically authorized in Scripture, is forbidden. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.

Physical Description

1 art original : Muslin with pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 69.5 in. (176.7 cm) x 80.5 in. (204 cm)

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1930..1960].

Context

This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 26 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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Abilene Christian University Library

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A bed sheet with text and/or artwork used as a visual aid to a preacher's sermon. This particular sermon chart attempts to trace throughout Scripture the idea that God, through the Bible, has revealed to mankind an explicit pattern by which to live, and therfore, anything not specifically authorized in Scripture, is forbidden. Provenance uncertain. Probably part of the G. Dallas Smith Collection.

Physical Description

1 art original : Muslin with pinked edges to prevent fraying ; 69.5 in. (176.7 cm) x 80.5 in. (204 cm)

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This work is part of the following collections of related materials.

Abilene Christian University Sermon Charts

Sermon charts, or bed sheets painted with text and/or artwork, were used as visual aids to preachers' sermons. The sermon charts in this collection date from the 1900s to the 1970s.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • [1930..1960]

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 29, 2013, 6:48 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 11, 2013, 9:49 a.m.

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High Test of God's Silence, artwork, [1930..1960]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth347090/: accessed November 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.