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Title:The House of God: Church Architecture, Style and History
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Publisher:Thames & Hudson
ISBN:050028556X
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Number of Pages:312
Category:Architecture, History, Catholic, Christian, Religion

The House of God: Church Architecture, Style and History by Edward Norman

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The House of God: Church Architecture, Style and History The grandeur of St Peter s the Baroque ecstasy of the churches at Cholula in Mexico the intimate peace of Fairford Church in Gloucestershire Throughout the world amidst the increasing materialism of largely secular societies churches attract travellers tourists historians and worshippers as almost never before The reasons for this apparent paradox are not difficult to see and they point to the widespread appeal of this spectacularly illustrated book The clarity knowledge and insight of Edward Norman s chronological survey are supported and enhanced by a brilliantly researched collection of illustrations and photographs The result is a perfect mix between the most loved master buildings from Hagia Sophia to Tokyo Cathedral and the freshness of the less familiar a mission church in Paraguay a Baroque shrine in Goa And we see how every age has found its own way of expressing its particular vision down to modern times the great age of Christian expansion when the initiative seems to be shifting away from Europe to South America and Africa and art has nowhere been more fluently and movingly conveyed

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An Anglican Catechism, The English Catholic Church In The Nineteenth Century, Anglican Difficulties: A New Syllabus of Errors, Out of the Depths: The Daily Telegraph Meditations, A History of Modern Ireland, Roman Catholicism in England from the Elizabethan Settlement to the Second Vatican Council, The House of God: Church Architecture, Style and History, The Roman Catholic Church: An Illustrated History, Mercy of God's Humility, Secularisation
With pellucid clarity Edward Norman expounds central truths of the Christian religion in a way that is both traditional but entirely radical It is after all the truth that sets us free Here is a sequel to Continuum s highly successful book Out of the Depths In this new book however Norman has written a brilliant new introduction worthy of a Crockford s preface in which he castigates reductionists and woolly minded liberals The truths of Christianity are eternal verities Orthodoxy is the highest form of radicalism As the Christian churches tear themselves apart on issues such as gay clergy and single sex marriages Norman s message will be increasingly understood and appreciated, This is the first book in decades to study the ways in which English Catholics asserted their faith in the years following the Reformation and how their assertion of faith forced them into the position of a rejected minority, Secularisation is not a systematic attempt of the sort which might be made by a social scientist to describe and identify every feature of a fading religious landscape It is a landscape indeed which was once familiar and yet which now appears almost unrecognisable to those who have lived within it all their lives They and many external observers are saddened by the decline of institutional religion in Britain and cannot clearly discern the full nature of the causes Edward Norman author of An Anglican Catechism and Out of The Depths holds to account a number of the fundamental transformations in religious understanding itself which help the reader to grasp the bigger picture of the decline of the Church in Britain, No description available