Books on Religious Buildings

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  • Tiny Churches by Dixe Wills
    Tiny Churches (English, Paperback) Dixe Wills

    A handpicked selection of Britain's most interesting diminutive churches written in an amusing, accessible style to appeal to modern readers.

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  • The Sagrada Familia by Gijs van Hensbergen
    The Sagrada Familia (English, Paperback) Gijs van Hensbergen

    'Exquisite ... A wonderment of an essay about a wonderment of a building' Paul Preston...

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  • Norwich in 50 Buildings by Pete Goodrum
    Norwich in 50 Buildings (English, Paperback) Pete Goodrum

    Explores the rich and fascinating history of the city of Norwich through an examination of some of its greatest architectural treasures.

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  • England's Cathedrals by Simon Jenkins
    England's Cathedrals (English, Hardback) Simon Jenkins

    The author of the magisterial England's Thousand Best Churches turns his eye to England's cathedrals, with fascinating, personal - and often funny - insight into their history and their place in English life.

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  • Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches by Roger Rosewell
    Medieval Wall Paintings in English and Welsh Churches (English, Paperback) Roger Rosewell

    The first major illustrated study of this unique medieval art form for almost half a century, surveying the images and iconography that made the medieval church a riot of colour.

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  • Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cat by De Guillaume
    Sacred Spaces: The Awe-Inspiring Architecture of Churches and Cat (English, Hardback) De Guillaume

    A breathtaking survey of beautiful churches and cathedrals from acclaimed photographer Guillaume de Laubier

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  • Historic English Churches by Geoffrey R. Sharpe
    Historic English Churches (English, Paperback) Geoffrey R. Sharpe

    Geoffrey R. Sharpe brings more that forty years of experience of managing and caring for historic buildings to provide a unique guide to the design and construction of our historic churches and cathedrals.

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  • English Medieval Church Towers by W.E. David Ryan
    English Medieval Church Towers (English, Paperback) W.E. David Ryan

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the medieval church towers of the Northern Province of England.

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  • The History of England's Cathedrals by Nicholas Orme
    The History of England's Cathedrals (English, Paperback) Nicholas Orme $23.39 $25.55
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  • Brunelleschi's Dome by Ross King
    Brunelleschi's Dome (English, Paperback) Ross King

    His life was one of ambition, ingenuity, rivalry and intrigue - a human drama set against the plagues, wars, political feuds and intellectual ferments of Renaissance Florence, the glorious era for which the dome remains the most compelling symbol.

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  • China'S Early Mosques by Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt
    China'S Early Mosques (English, Paperback) Nancy Shatzman Steinhardt

    Explains how the worship requirements of the mosque and the Chinese architectural system converged

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  • The Great East Window of York Minster by Sarah Brown
    The Great East Window of York Minster (English, Paperback) Sarah Brown

    After an immense process of careful restoration and conservation, the outstanding artistry of the Great East Window is revealed afresh through state-of-the art photography that captures the complete sequence of major panels, in corrected placements, for the very first time. At the size of a tennis court, it is the largest single expanse of medieval stained glass in Britain and one of the largest...

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  • The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England by Marcus Meulen
    The Brass Eagle Lecterns of England (English, Paperback) Marcus Meulen

    The story of the wonderful brass eagle lecterns of England

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  • Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture by Anat Geva
    Modernism and American Mid-20th Century Sacred Architecture (English, Paperback) Anat Geva

    Mid-20th century sacred architecture in America sought to bridge modernism with religion by abstracting cultural and faith traditions and pushing the envelope in the design of houses of worship. Modern architects embraced the challenges of creating sacred spaces that incorporated liturgical changes, evolving congregations, modern architecture, and innovations in building technology....

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  • Greyfriars Graveyard by Charlotte Golledge
    Greyfriars Graveyard (English, Paperback) Charlotte Golledge

    Explore the story of Greyfriars Graveyard, Edinburgh's most important burial ground since the 16th century.

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  • English Cathedrals by Historic UK
    English Cathedrals (English, Paperback) Historic UK

    A handy guide to England's most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

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  • Medieval Church Architecture by Jon Cannon
    Medieval Church Architecture (English, Paperback) Jon Cannon

    By learning how to identify the stylistic phases that resulted from shifts in architectural fashion, it is possible to date each part of a church to within a decade or two. This book introduces key features of each succeeding style, from Anglo-Saxon and Norman through to the three great gothic styles, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular.

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  • Wren's City of London Churches by John Christopher
    Wren's City of London Churches (English, Paperback) John Christopher

    A short history of the 51 Wren-designed churches in the city of London.

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  • Unlocking the Church by William Whyte
    Unlocking the Church (English, Hardback) William Whyte

    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 buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.

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  • The Parthenon by Mary Beard
    The Parthenon (English, Paperback) Mary Beard

    The ruined silhouette of the Parthenon on its hill above Athens is one of the world's most famous images. Its 'looted' Elgin Marbles are a global cause celebre. But what actually are they? This work tells the history and explains the significance of the Parthenon, the temple of the virgin goddess Athena, the divine patroness of ancient Athens.

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