Church Entrances

While recently exploring with my friend Dean, I came across a church with a unique exterior. It had 2 separate and identical door entrances. After doing some research on the internet, I found that churches used to be constructed this way to permit men and women to enter through separate entrances, thereby simplifying the separate seating they intended to achieve during worship. Here is something I found on the internet. 

"The practice of separate seating has nothing to do with culture and has everything to do with maintaining a practice that has been around since even before the early Church, irrespective of culture, meant to inhibit the natural tendency to be distracted around members of the opposite sex, so as to preserve modesty and attention during worship."

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