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5.0 out of 5 stars Definitive
The author of the previous review may not have noticed that this is only the first part of a two-volume work, the second volume of which will cover the later history.
Doig provides an exemplary account of the architectural form of the settings for Christian worship, and in particular effectively demolishes many myths about how worship was conducted and how we should...
Published on 6 Nov 2009 by A. McGuire

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3.0 out of 5 stars Architecture & some liturgy
This is a thorough account of Christian architecture, particularly the early churches, with occasional liturgical details. The account becomes very skimpy when we reach the high middle ages and liturgical details should be more prolific. OK up to Charlemagne, disappointing thereafter.
Published on 10 Oct 2009 by D. R. Matthews


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Definitive, 6 Nov 2009
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This review is from: Liturgy and Architecture: From Early Church to the Middle Ages (Liturgy, Worship & Society Series) (Paperback)
The author of the previous review may not have noticed that this is only the first part of a two-volume work, the second volume of which will cover the later history.
Doig provides an exemplary account of the architectural form of the settings for Christian worship, and in particular effectively demolishes many myths about how worship was conducted and how we should in consequence order worship today.
For anyone interested in the history of liturgy or of church architecture this book is, quite simply, required reading.
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Architecture & some liturgy, 10 Oct 2009
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This review is from: Liturgy and Architecture: From Early Church to the Middle Ages (Liturgy, Worship & Society Series) (Paperback)
This is a thorough account of Christian architecture, particularly the early churches, with occasional liturgical details. The account becomes very skimpy when we reach the high middle ages and liturgical details should be more prolific. OK up to Charlemagne, disappointing thereafter.
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