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
- Publication Date: 01/02/2011
- Category: Religious buildings
- ISBN: 9781408128367