Pocket Guide to How to Read A Church Paperback – 4 Oct 2007
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"[a] gem of a book" (Spectator)
"Lavishly illustrated...An excellent book that will greatly enhance the reader's enjoyment of church visits - highly recommended" (Scottish Home & County)
"Stunning colour photographs...the ultimate reference for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral" (Church Building)
"An exuberant presence and an enthralling teacher" (Mail on Sunday)
"When I grow old and mad I shall spend my days, as Enoch Powell did, trying to make sense of old churches. I shall take with me the lessons learnt from Richard Taylor's fantastic, in both senses, [TV series] Churches: How To Read Them" (Andrew Billen The Times)
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The best choice of course is to buy both of them, I did.
I was expecting more information relating to the structure of the building works and not so much about the windows and other mention of all the Saints and other pictures.
That said it is a very comprehensive little book which can be taken with us on trips in the Car.
The book is quite thoeretical and rather heavy/intense for a realtively casual visitors of churches like my wife and I. We were hoping for a guide of churches (to see examples of various features) rather than the reverse; a shame. But the TV programme, which was excellent, was seeminly based on the book not the reverse as is more usual these days!
A good book though albeit not an easy read to the uninitiated.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A really interesting and informative narrative with excellent photos. I would reccomend this book to anyone interested in church buildings irrespective of religeous beliefPublished 8 months ago by Bryan Knibbs
The book gives a real insight into aspects of church architecture and furnishings that you might not previously have thought to be of any great significance.Published on 30 Jun. 2014 by Celia Miller
The pocket guide does it what it says; it explains church ornaments, history and architecture in simple , straightforward language. Read morePublished on 28 Jun. 2014 by Chris Hjelt
Not sure the book stayed to the theme that well and the body of the text was about Staints and the images associated with themPublished on 31 July 2013 by andrew
This is in the glove compartment of the car, a very useful book. We also have the hard back copy to read at home.Published on 10 Jun. 2013 by LJC
Answers those many questions when you visit churches. Will be with us whenever we go walking or travelling in the car.Published on 10 Jan. 2012 by C. D. H