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Anchors of Faith: Early Wooden Churches of the Deep South

by Martha Dickson NewSouth Books (July 01, 2013)

Reflecting times of untrammeled faith and religious values, Martha Dickson's Anchors of Faith gives a pictorial overview of 145 mostly late-nineteenth century wooden churches located in southern Alabama, Mississippi,...


Newfoundland Gothic

by Peter Coffman Éditions MultiMondes (June 14, 2011)

How did an architectural style synonymous with medieval Europe become the style of choice in remote towns and outports of nineteenth-century Newfoundland and Labrador? From the city of St. John’s to isolated,...


Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry: Congregations, Their Buildings, and Creation Care

by Mark A. Torgerson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 04, 2012)

Greening Spaces for Worship and Ministry is a comprehensive guide. The book provides a rationale, strategies, and resources for fulfilling environmental stewardship through the land and buildings of Christian...


Islamic Monuments in Cairo

by Caroline Williams The American University in Cairo Press (October 01, 2008)

Cairo's Islamic monuments are part of an uninterrupted tradition that spans over a thousand years of building activity. No other Islamic city can equal Cairo's spectacular heritage, nor trace its historical...


The Saga of Jagannatha and Badadeula at Puri (Story of Lord Jagannatha and his Temple)

by Col J C Mahanti (Retd) VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (May 01, 2014)

The book is about lord Jagannatha - the established god of Hindus and His temple at Puri known as Badadeula. The book is for general reading for those interested to know about lord Jagannatha and His temple...


Religion and Place in Leeds

by John Minnis & Trevor Mitchell English Heritage (April 01, 2015)

Religious and cultural diversity has been a key feature of the city of Leeds for almost 200 years and has resulted in the building of many fine churches, chapels and synagogues; these are now joined by mosques,...


The Interpretation of The Second Seal

by Clive Richards Allenco Publishing Inc (April 04, 2017)

                                                               From The Book of Revelation

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Theology and Form

by Nicholas Denysenko University of Notre Dame Press (May 30, 2017)

How do space and architecture shape liturgical celebrations within a parish? In Theology and Form: Contemporary Orthodox Architecture in America, Nicholas Denysenko profiles seven contemporary Eastern Orthodox...


Gothic Arches, Latin Crosses

by Ryan K. Smith The University of North Carolina Press (January 20, 2011)

Crosses, candles, choir vestments, sanctuary flowers, and stained glass are common church features found in nearly all mainline denominations of American Christianity today. Most Protestant churchgoers would...


The Beauty of Holiness

by Louis P. Nelson The University of North Carolina Press (June 01, 2009)

Intermingling architectural, cultural, and religious history, Louis Nelson reads Anglican architecture and decorative arts as documents of eighteenth-century religious practice and belief. In The Beauty of Holiness...


Islamic Architecture on the Move

by Christiane Gruber Intellect (August 01, 2016)

Even a casual observer can spy traces of Islamic architecture and design on buildings all over the world, a reminder that artistic traditions and visual culture have never been limited to their region or country...


The Genius of Japanese Carpentry: Secrets of an Ancient Craft

by Azby Brown Tuttle Publishing (January 07, 2014)

This new edition of this Azby Brown architecural classic contains a new preface by Brown, fully revised chapters, along 25% new photography and in color for the first time.

An extraordinary and ambitious work...


The Mysteries of Borobudur

by John Miksic & Marcello and Anita Tranchini Periplus Editions (February 22, 2013)

With vivid photography, and insightful commentary, this travel pictorial shines a light on the Buddhist art and architecture of Borobudur.

The glorious ninth–century Buddhist stupa of Borobudur—the largest...


Balinese Temples

by Julian Davison & Bruce Granquist Periplus Editions (November 27, 2012)

The rich religious tradition and architecture of Bali are on display in this informative guidebook.

Bali is an island with literally tens of thousands of temples, a proliferation of religious architecture probably...


Foundations of Faith: Historic Religious Buildings of Ontario

by Violet M. Holroyd Natural Heritage (June 30, 1991)

The Ontario landscape is dotted with places of worship. Behind each lie personal stories of exceptional individuals and historical events.


Churches of Nova Scotia

by Robert Tuck & Graham Tuck Dundurn (October 01, 2003)

Both text and photographs tell the story of more than 30 churches from all parts of the province and a variety of denominations and eras.


Medieval Wall Paintings

by Roger Rosewell Bloomsbury Publishing (February 10, 2014)

The medieval wall paintings that remain in English churches are for the most part shadows of their former selves Â? the rare fragments of this beautiful art to have survived not only the Reformation but also...


The History of All SaintsÂ? Tudeley

by Mary Neervoort-Moore Bloomsbury Publishing (December 19, 2014)

For over a thousand years, the church at Tudeley has been a centre of Christian worship and is one of the oldest churches in the Weald of Kent. Over the years, the church has experienced both peaceful times...


Parsonages

by Kate Tiller Bloomsbury Publishing (February 25, 2016)

From the middle ages to the present day the houses of local clergy Â? parsonages, vicarages and rectories Â? have been among the most significant buildings in parishes throughout England. Architecturally some...


Cathedrals of Britain

by David Pepin Bloomsbury Publishing (January 10, 2016)

Cathedrals are awe-inspiring buildings. Most are grand medieval structures, while others appear simple and unpretentious Â? yet all were designed to reflect the glory of God and have a profound impact on us....