How to Read Churches: a crash course in ecclesiatical architecture (Paperback)Denis R. McNamara (author)
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 21/02/2011
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This handy, easy-to-carry book provides the reader with a strictly visual approach to reading the architecture of churches. Covering all the ecclesiastical building types of Western Christianity, readers are taken on a journey tracing the development of the church building from the simple stone halls of the Anglo-Saxon period right through to the eclectic designs of the nineteenth century. Another addition to the bestselling How to Read series, How to Read Churches is a practical guide, showing readers how to search for architectural clues that tell hidden stories expressing the liturgical function and spiritual symbolism of a church building. The perfect companion to How to Read Buildings.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 165 x 135 mm
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