This book will guide you through the inside of the United States Capitol building, the striking symbol of American liberty. You will experience a unique perspective on its diverse history and be inspired by the many Godly heroes and the beautiful religious artwork displayed throughout the building. You will also learn some remarkable facts about the spiritual heritage of the Capitol that you won’t find in other guidebooks. For example, did you know that:
• The Capitol building served as a church building for decades?
• Many of the statues in the Capitol are ministers of the Gospel?
• The original Supreme Court, which met in the Capitol, began its sessions with ministers praying for the Court, the jury, and their deliberations?
• The printing of the first English-language Bible in America was facilitated and endorsed by the United States Congress?
Learn the inspiring stories behind these events and behind the paintings and statues throughout the building. Whether you’re planning a visit to the Capitol or simply want to know more about this majestic edifice, this guide will serve as an indispensable tool.
School groups, church groups, civic groups, families, and individuals will be enriched by discovering the great heroes and events featured throughout the U.S. Capitol Building.