The Often Untold History of Church Pews

    Written by Family Video Coupon on April 4, 2016. Posted in Antique church pews for sale, Church pews used, Steeples furniture

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    When people look at churches and think about the evolution of the buildings themselves, they often look at the church steeples crosses. In many towns, the churches may be the oldest structures and the steeples the tallest for miles around. It is no wonder that they garner the most attention, What may often be overlooked is the history of the church pews that are so much a part of the design and decor of the church and the services conducted within.

    If you go to church regularly, or have ever been to a service, the seating arrangements are familiar. Despite how ubiquitous the church pews may be today, this was not always the case. In fact, until the time of the Protestant reformation, most churches did not have pews at all. For at leas

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    Church steeples have been a staple around the world for thousands of years. In fact, they began to appear after the third century. That is because for the first three hundred years, the practice of Christianity was illegal and people were forced to worship in secret in either their home or the home of a neighbor or friend. However, once houses of worship could be built, they were built with church steeples and had a cruciform ground plan.

    While church steeples have been a mainstay for quite some time, church pews have not. For more than 1,000 years, people attending worship services stood and walked around while praying. The first pews were introduced during the 13 th century and were removable stone benches