How To Read Churches

McNamara, Denis R

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This handy, easy-to-carry book will providethe reader with a strictly visual approach to reading the architecture of thechurch.

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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.

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Weight 394 g
Dimensions 165 × 135 × 18 mm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

256

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

726.5 (edition:23)

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