This handy, easy-to-carry book will provide the reader with a strictly visual approach to reading the architecture of the church.
- Author MCNAMARA, DR DENIS R.
- Pub Date 21/02/2011
- Binding Paperback
- Pages 256
This handy, easy-to-carry book offers 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 pocket-sized 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.