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Religious buildings books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Religious buildings category. Presented with a red border are the Religious buildings books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

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: 01/11/2017

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

Ethiopia The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom by Mary Anne Fitzgerald, Philip Marsden, Nivel Pavitt, Frederic Courbet 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

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

Albigeoise 2018 La ville d'Albi et son patrimoine by Patrice Thebault Albigeoise 2018 La ville d'Albi et son patrimoine

Balade photographique dans la ville d'Albi aux briques rouges. Cette derniere est classee au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font la difference : nos calendriers presentent bien...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/09/2017

Albigeoise 2018 La ville d'Albi et son patrimoine by Patrice Thebault Albigeoise 2018 La ville d'Albi et son patrimoine

Balade photographique dans la ville d'Albi aux briques rouges. Cette derniere est classee au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. Les calendriers Calvendo sont des produits haut de gamme - avec ces plus qui font la difference : nos calendriers presentent bien...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/09/2017

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

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The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani Architecture and Ornament by Dora Piquet-Panayatova The Georgian Churches of Oski and Iskhani Architecture and Ornament

This study deals with the churches of Oski and Iskhani, in the ancient Georgian province of Tao-Klardeti, now in eastern Turkey. Each church is examined separately, with a focus on the architecture and carved decoration.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/12/2017

Other books in this genre

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

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: 05/09/2017

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

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: 15/08/2017

Hunting Picts Medieval Sculpture at St Vigeans, Angus by Jane Geddes Hunting Picts Medieval Sculpture at St Vigeans, Angus

The Pictish stones uncovered at St Vigeans are an astounding collection of exquisitely preserved Pictish sculptures. This definitive and generously illustrated study explores the history of the carved stones as part of a powerful ecclesiastical landscape.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

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

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

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