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Theology in stone

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THEOLOGY IN STONE "CHURCH ARCHITECTURE FROM BYZANTIUM TO BERKELEY"
by Richard Kieckhefer

Appears unread. Both the front and back bottom right corner are slightly bent and the dust jacket slightly crumpled. Otherwise we would have listed it "as new". There are book sellers notes (price date and reference) in pencil (as normal) inside the front cover.

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Thinking about church architecture has come to an impasse. Reformers and traditionalists are talking past each other. In Theology in Stone, Richard Kieckhefer seeks to help both sides move beyond the standoff toward a fruitful conversation about houses of worship. Drawing on a wide range of historical examples with an eye to their contemporary relevance, he offers refreshing new ideas about the meanings and uses of church architecture. Kieckhefer begins with four chapters on the basic elements of church architecture - the overall arrangement of space, the use of an altar or pulpit as a centering focus, the aesthetics of church design, and the functions of sacred symbols. He goes on to offer three extended historical studies, dealing with churches of medieval England, revival-style churches of America, and modern churches of twentieth-century Germany. Drawing on these case studies, he concludes with a vision of a new theology of church architecture - historically grounded, yet framed for our own time. extended historical studies, dealing with...

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Author(s):
Richard Kieckhefer
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Hardback
ISBN-10:
0195154665
ISBN-13:
9780195154665
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
THEOLOGY IN STONE "CHURCH ARCHITECTURE FROM BYZANTIUM TO BERKELEY"

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THEOLOGY IN STONE "CHURCH ARCHITECTURE FROM BYZANTIUM TO BERKELEY"
by Richard Kieckhefer

Appears unread. Both the front and back bottom right corner are slightly bent and the dust jacket slightly crumpled. Otherwise we would have listed it "as new". There are book sellers notes (price date and reference) in pencil (as normal) inside the front cover.

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Thinking about church architecture has come to an impasse. Reformers and traditionalists are talking past each other. In Theology in Stone, Richard Kieckhefer seeks to help both sides move beyond the standoff toward a fruitful conversation about houses of worship. Drawing on a wide range of historical examples with an eye to their contemporary relevance, he offers refreshing new ideas about the meanings and uses of church architecture. Kieckhefer begins with four chapters on the basic elements of church architecture - the overall arrangement of space, the use of an altar or pulpit as a centering focus, the aesthetics of church design, and the functions of sacred symbols. He goes on to offer three extended historical studies, dealing with churches of medieval England, revival-style churches of America, and modern churches of twentieth-century Germany. Drawing on these case studies, he concludes with a vision of a new theology of church architecture - historically grounded, yet framed for our own time. extended historical studies, dealing with...

Author(s):
Richard Kieckhefer
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0195154665
ISBN-13:
9780195154665
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
THEOLOGY IN STONE "CHURCH ARCHITECTURE FROM BYZANTIUM TO BERKELEY"

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