THE TABERNACLE


  THE TEMPLE


  THE BODY

Symbols

|| Alpha & Omega

|| Anchor

|| Ark (ship)

|| Arm

|| Banner

|| Book (scroll)

|| Bread

|| Bricks

|| Bridal

|| Chains (fetters)

|| Chi-Rho

|| Cloak

|| Cornerstone

|| Cross

|| Fire

|| Gate (door)

|| Girdle

|| Grail (Chalice)

|| Halo (nimbus)

|| Horn

|| Ihc (Ihs)

|| Keys

|| Lamp

|| Lighning

|| Nails

|| Oil

|| Potter's Wheel

|| Rain

|| Salt

|| Sword

|| Tower

|| Trumpet(sounding)

|| Vessel (earthen)

|| Well

|| Wine

|| Winepress

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Loyality & Affiliation

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Relics

|| Jesus' baby blanket {Aachen, Germany}

|| five pieces of wood from the Santa Culla (manger) that Christ was laid {Santa Maria Maggiore church, Rome}

|| Jesus' foreskin/prepuce {Coulombs Abbey, France}

|| Jesus' loin cloth worn on the cross {Aachen, Germany}

|| pieces of the true cross {Santo Toribio de Liébana, Spain; other locations}

|| The Shroud of Turin Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy}

|| Mary's cloak {Aachen, Germany}

|| apostle Peter's remains {St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City}

|| apostle Mark's remains {St. Mark's Basilica, Venice, Italy}

|| Ignatius of Antioch's remains {St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City}

|| Augustine's Elbow {Annaba, Algeria}

|| Augustine's remains{ Pavia, Italy}

|| Athanasius's remains {Santa Croce, Florence, Italy}

|| Cyril of Alexandria's remains {Alexandria, Egypt}

|| Thomas Aquinas's remains {Saint-Servin, Toulouse, France}

|| relics of St. Francis Xavier {Basilica of Bom Jesu, Goa, India}

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other References:
The Hebrew Sanctuary
---Michael Scheifler
Christian Symbols
---Doug Gray
Crucifix, Cross
---Robert J. Loescher and others
Relics & Reliquaries in Medieval Christianity
---Met museum
The Place of Holy Relics in the Orthodox Church
---Justin Popovich