THROUGH THE CENTURIES DAILY LIFE & SPIRITUALITY, ART & ARCHITECTURE, LITERATURE & MUSIC
Interactive CD Rom .
Runs on Windows PC and Mac OS X.
produced by Christianity and Culture at the University of York, traces the development of the country's most iconic ecclesiastical buildings across the centuries. It combines easily accessible introductions to the latest academic research on parish churches and the influence of Christianity on literature, music, art and society from nearly 230 leading scholars, with images from national and international collections. It includes vivid 3D interactive models of the development of church interiors and exteriors, hundreds of beautiful images of churches past and present, specially recorded music from the Anglo-Saxon period onwards, as well as videos, conservation information, and individual case studies of over 30 churches. This interactive resource offers teachers and students of all ages, as well as all those who use, care for and visit churches, an easy to use but authoritative resource which explores the interaction of history, art, architecture, literature, music and spirituality through the centuries. Easy navigation and a full supporting glossary enable the casual user to explore at their own pace and learn from leaders in the field, while the high quality scholarship make it equally suitable for the specialist seeking to expand their knowledge in key areas. The DVD has been produced with the co-operation and support of the Church of England, English Heritage, the British Museum, Lambeth Palace Library, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Churches Conservation Trust, as well as many other institutions, charitable trusts and the goodwill of over 250 scholars worldwide.