- Paperback: 312 pages
- Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd; 01 edition (3 May 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 050028556X
- ISBN-13: 978-0500285565
- Product Dimensions: 29 x 24.5 x 2.3 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (1 customer review)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,311,751 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The House of God: Church Architecture, Style and History Paperback – 3 May 2005
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"'A magnificent production, immensely detailed yet also readable, and with superb colour photographs that capture the mystery and glory, the power and intricate beauty of Christian art and architecture down the ages... Dr Norman's scholarship and knowledge, backed by his extensive travels, shine out over a vast mass of detail, put into accessible and digestible form' - The Tablet 'A remarkable achievement: lucid, wide-ranging, with a passion for architecture and ideas' - The Observer 'This book transcends all others in the genre... a classic compendium that will inspire and engage the most jaded reader' - The Evening Standard 'Norman combines great scholarship with first-hand experience and an infectious enthusiasm to produce a truly impressive work... a joy to read' - RIBA Journal 'Lucid and magisterial... it has important implications for the understanding of the nature of religion' - The Sunday Telegraph"
About the Author
Edward Norman has served as Dean of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and Dean and Chaplain at Christ Church College, Canterbury. Among his other books are Christianity and the World Order and Victorian Christian Socialists.
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