Houses of God

Houses of God

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Houses of Godis the first broad survey of American religious architecture, a cultural cross-country expedition that will benefit travelers as much as scholars. Beautifully illustrated with over 100 photographs - some by well-known photographers such as Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange - this handsome book provides a highly accessible look at how Americans shape their places of worship into mulitfaceted reflections of their culture, beliefs, and times.Chicago, 111., 1 80 Saint Marya#39;s Seminary, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1 66, 1 80 SHRINES El Tiradito, Tucson, Ariz., 246 Our Lady of Charity (La Ermita), Miami Beach, 237 Our Lady of Czestochowa Shrine, Doylestown, Pa., 77 Shrine of the Holyanbsp;...

Title:Houses of God
Author:Peter W. Williams
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2000


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