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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings

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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Building - Stemp, Richard
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Who is depicted in that stained glass window? What is the significance of those geometric figures? Why are there fierce-looking beasts carved amidst all that beauty? Is there a deeper purpose behind the play of light and space in the nave? Why is there a pelican on the lectern and ornate foliage on the pillars? The largely illiterate medieval audience could readA" the symbols of churches and cathedrals and recognise the meanings and stories deliberately encoded into them. For worshippers these were places of religious ...

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The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Building 2016, Watkins Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781780289618

Trade paperback

The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings 2010, Duncan Baird, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844839162

Hardcover

The Secret Language of Churches & Cathedrals: Decoding the Sacred Symbolism of Christianity's Holy Buildings 2010, Duncan Baird Publishers, London

ISBN-13: 9781844836635

Hardcover