Stained Glass Wars: Issues of Nationalism, Propaganda, Race and Gender in New Zealand’s Stained Glass Windows


  • Fiona Ciaran Selwyn College, Dunedin


Religion, politics and art have been intertwined in human history. Art has been a tool of dominant ideologies and has portrayed events and figures of religious faiths, political regimes and generally been used as an agency of social control to further the interests of nationalism and by reinforcing moral and spiritual lessons and attitudes.

Author Biography

Fiona Ciaran, Selwyn College, Dunedin

Selwyn College, Dunedin