The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America

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"After World War II, America's religious denominations spent billions on church architecture as they spread into the suburbs. In this richly illustrated history of midcentury modern churches in the Midwest, Gretchen Buggeln shows how architects and suburban congregations joined forces to work out a vision of how modernist churches might help reinvigorate Protestant worship and community. The result is a fascinating new perspective on postwar architecture, religion, and society.Drawing on the architectural record, church ...

The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America 2015, University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota

ISBN-13: 9780816694969

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The Suburban Church: Modernism and Community in Postwar America 2015, University of Minnesota Press, Minnesota

ISBN-13: 9780816694952

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