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Author Vosko, Richard S.

Title God's house is our house : re-imagining the environment for worship / Richard S. Vosko.

Imprint Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, c2006.

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 Talbott: Offsite Storage  NA4828 .V67 2006    Available  ---
Description xxx, 253 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-244) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Building blocks. Memory ; Imagination and creativity ; Catechesis ; Scriptural foundations ; Christian writings ; Early church history ; Early church architecture ; Later movements in church architecture ; Theology ; Liturgy ; The language of sacred space ; Beauty and aesthetics in church design ; Proxemics ; The place of the assembly -- pt. 2. Building plans. The church gathers ; The church baptizes ; The church celebrates the eucharist ; Music ministry, instruments and acoustics ; The role of art in worship ; Light and color and glass ; Chapels ; Memorial places ; Auxiliary rooms -- pt. 3. Further planning. Art education for pastoral leaders ; Finding and working with artists ; Preserving and enhancing older churches and cathedrals ; Inculturation in our places of worship ; The architectural style of church buildings ; Megachurch models ; Cathedral models ; Stewardship ; Environmental stewardship : an ethical concern.
Subject Catholic church buildings.
Liturgy and architecture.
Church decoration and ornament.
Catholic Church.
ISBN 0814630146 (pbk.)
9780814630143 (pbk.)