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Religious buildings books

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Recently Published

The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England by Marcus Meulen The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England

The story of the wonderful brass eagle lecterns of England
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

The Temple Church in London History, Architecture, Art by David Park The Temple Church in London History, Architecture, Art

First full-length survey of the Temple Church, from its foundation in the twelfth century to the Second World War.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Buckfast Abbey History, Art and Architecture by Peter Beacham Buckfast Abbey History, Art and Architecture

As Buckfast Abbey prepares to celebrate its millennium in 2018, this new book chronicles the remarkable history of this famous English abbey. Essays by a dozen distinguished historians explore Buckfast's Saxon origins, its medieval architecture, the rebuilding, its silver, metalwork...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

The History of England's Cathedrals by Nicholas Orme The History of England's Cathedrals

England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been written about their architecture, this book provides the first rounded account...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The History of England's Cathedrals by Nicholas Orme The History of England's Cathedrals

England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been written about their architecture, this book provides the first rounded account...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Chapel of St John the Baptist in the Church of Sao Roque The Commission, the Building, the Collection by The Chapel of St John the Baptist in the Church of Sao Roque The Commission, the Building, the Collection

The most comprehensive study to date of the Chapel of St John the Baptist, Lisbon. Experts in the field describe the history of the Chapel's construction as well as the sculpture, metalwork, textiles and manuscripts inside.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

The Framing of Sacred Space The Canopy and the Byzantine Church by Jelena (Associate Professor, Iowa State University) Bogdanovic The Framing of Sacred Space The Canopy and the Byzantine Church
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As architectonic objects of basic structural and design integrity, canopies provide means for an innovative understanding of the materialization of the idea of the Byzantine-rite church. The Framing of Sacred Space considers both the material and conceptual framing of sacred...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

Chapels of England Buildings of Protestant Nonconformity by Christopher Wakeling Chapels of England Buildings of Protestant Nonconformity

Religion in Britain after the Reformation was remarkably unstable and places of worship were the focus of dispute and regular change. This book is the first substantial synoptic account of Nonconformist church architecture in England. It includes examples from the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

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Coral Stone Mosques of Maldives by Yahaya Ahmad, Mohamed Jameel Mauroof Coral Stone Mosques of Maldives
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A graphic survey of the endangered ancient stone mosques of the Maldives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Peterborough Cathedral A Glimpse of Heaven by Jonathan Foyle Peterborough Cathedral A Glimpse of Heaven

An account of the history of Peterborough Cathedral - one of England's finest surviving Norman buildings - and its preserved art and architecture.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/09/2017

Ethiopia The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom by Philip (Royal Society of Literature) Marsden, Mary Anne Fitzgerald Ethiopia The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom
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The ancient Axumite Kingdom, now a part of Ethiopia, was possibly the first nation in the world to convert to Christianity. In AD 340 King Ezana commissioned the construction of the imposing basilica of St. Mary of Tsion. It was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Unlocking the Church The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space by William (Professor of Social and Architectural History and Vice President of St John's College, Oxford.) Whyte Unlocking the Church The lost secrets of Victorian sacred space
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Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful, that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Phoenix Mosque by George Lane The Phoenix Mosque

This study of the mosque and the Ju-jing Yuan cemetery, today as a lake-side public park, casts light on an important and transformative period in Chinese history, and perhaps the most important period in Chinese Islamic history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Persian Historic Urban Landscapes Interpreting and Managing Maibud Over 6000 Years by Eisa Esfanjary Persian Historic Urban Landscapes Interpreting and Managing Maibud Over 6000 Years

Persian cities are part of a corridor of civilisation with settlements straddling thousands of years. Taking Maibud as a case study, Eisa Esfanjary traces the evolution of ancient settlements chronologically, thematically and methodologically.
Format: Electronic book text - Released: 31/10/2017

Church Monuments in South Wales, c.1200-1547 by Rhianydd Biebrach Church Monuments in South Wales, c.1200-1547

The first full-scale study of the medieval funerary monuments of South Wales.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Other books in this genre

English Parish Churches and Chapels Art, Architecture and People by Matthew Byrne English Parish Churches and Chapels Art, Architecture and People

There are over 40,000 churches and chapels in the United Kingdom. The earliest were built by the first Anglo-Saxon Christians and about 10,000 were built before the Reformation in the sixteenth century. This beautifully illustrated book features photographic portraits and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Plain Meetinghouses Lancaster County Old Order Mennonites Gather to Worship by Beth Oberholtzer Plain Meetinghouses Lancaster County Old Order Mennonites Gather to Worship

Old Order Mennonites are deeply faithful, agrarian-rooted, Swiss-German Anabaptists who have called Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, home for 300 years. Their meetinghouses silently embody their religious traditions, and yet few outsiders have seen the startling utilitarian beauty of these rural structures...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

East End Jewish Cemeteries Brady Street & Alderney Road by Louis Berk East End Jewish Cemeteries Brady Street & Alderney Road

Fine art photography and a history of two fascinating Jewish cemeteries in London's East End.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral by Marie Clausen Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral

Having won more than one recent poll as Britain's best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Ghost Storeys Ralph Adams Cram, Modern Gothic Media, and Deconstructive Microhistory at a Canadian Church by Cameron Macdonell Ghost Storeys Ralph Adams Cram, Modern Gothic Media, and Deconstructive Microhistory at a Canadian Church

Most studies of modern Gothic media assume that, beyond the 1830s, modern Gothic architecture and literature had very little in common. The work of Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942), America's most prolific Gothic Revival architect and an author of ghost stories,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Ghost Storeys Ralph Adams Cram, Modern Gothic Media, and Deconstructive Microhistory at a Canadian Church by Cameron Macdonell Ghost Storeys Ralph Adams Cram, Modern Gothic Media, and Deconstructive Microhistory at a Canadian Church

Most studies of modern Gothic media assume that, beyond the 1830s, modern Gothic architecture and literature had very little in common. The work of Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942), America's most prolific Gothic Revival architect and an author of ghost stories,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Synagogues in the Islamic World Architecture, Design and Identity by Mohammad Gharipour Synagogues in the Islamic World Architecture, Design and Identity

This beautifully illustrated volume looks at the spaces created by and for Jews in areas under the political or religious control of Muslims. Covering regions as diverse as Central Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Spain, it asks how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Sagrada Familia Gaudi's Heaven on Earth by Gijs van Hensbergen The Sagrada Familia Gaudi's Heaven on Earth

A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous - and most famously unfinished - buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona. Its scaffolding-cloaked spires reach up to the heavens, dominating the Barcelona skyline and drawing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

La Cathedrale, Le Soleil Et La Lune 2018 Couchers Du Soleil Et De La Lune Derriere La Cathedrale De Meaux by Patrick Casaert La Cathedrale, Le Soleil Et La Lune 2018 Couchers Du Soleil Et De La Lune Derriere La Cathedrale De Meaux

Ressentez l'emotion du photographe en regardant l'alternance des couchers du soleil et de la lune tout le long de l'annee. Decouvrez la cathedrale de Meaux au coucher du soleil et au coucher de la lune. Appreciez le spectacle de l'alternance...
Format: Calendar - Released: 13/04/2017

La Cathedrale, Le Soleil Et La Lune 2018 Couchers Du Soleil Et De La Lune Derriere La Cathedrale De Meaux by Patrick Casaert La Cathedrale, Le Soleil Et La Lune 2018 Couchers Du Soleil Et De La Lune Derriere La Cathedrale De Meaux

Ressentez l'emotion du photographe en regardant l'alternance des couchers du soleil et de la lune tout le long de l'annee. Decouvrez la cathedrale de Meaux au coucher du soleil et au coucher de la lune. Appreciez le spectacle de l'alternance...
Format: Calendar - Released: 13/04/2017

Grace and Awe 2018 The Grace and Awe of English Medieval Cathedrals by John Eaton Grace and Awe 2018 The Grace and Awe of English Medieval Cathedrals

The medieval cathedrals are one of the greatest achievements of English architecture -- structures that signal strength and purpose, beauty and majesty, elegance and grace, exuberance and awe, intimacy and reflection -- demonstrating such a magnificent variety of form for...
Format: Calendar - Released: 11/04/2017

Grace and Awe 2018 The Grace and Awe of English Medieval Cathedrals by John Eaton Grace and Awe 2018 The Grace and Awe of English Medieval Cathedrals

The medieval cathedrals are one of the greatest achievements of English architecture -- structures that signal strength and purpose, beauty and majesty, elegance and grace, exuberance and awe, intimacy and reflection -- demonstrating such a magnificent variety of form for...
Format: Calendar - Released: 11/04/2017

Entryways of Milan - Ingressi Di Milano by Fabrizio Ballabio, Daniel Sherer, Lisa Hockemeyer Entryways of Milan - Ingressi Di Milano
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Bella Figura Milan's sumptuous modernist hallways First impressions count, especially in Milano. In this unprecedented photographic journey, editor Karl Kolbitz opens the door to 140 of the city's most sumptuous entrance halls, captivating in their diversity and splendor. These vibrant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/04/2017

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