How to Read Churches : A Crash Course in Ecclesiatical Architecture, Paperback

How to Read Churches : A Crash Course in Ecclesiatical Architecture Paperback



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.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations (some col.)
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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  • Category: Religious buildings
  • ISBN: 9781408128367



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