How to Read Churches

How to Read Churches: A Crash Course in Christian Architecture

Architecture , History & Theory, Entertainment , Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 21/02/2011
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Synopsis

A handy and easy-to-carry book which offers a visual approach to reading the architecture of churches.Covering all the ecclesiastical building types of Western Christianity, you 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 series, How to Read Churches is a pocket-sized practical guide showing you how to search for architectural clues that tell hidden stories expressing the liturgical function and spiritual symbolism of a church building.

  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • ISBN: 9781408128367
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 340g
  • Dimensions: 165 x 135 mm

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