How to read a church : a guide to symbols and images in churches and cathedrals

Taylor, Richard, 1967-

Mahawh, NJ : HiddenSpring, 2005.

x, 246 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

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This book explains the features of a church or cathedral and what each represents, such as the significance of the church's layout, the importance of the use of colors or letters, the identity of people and scenes, and the symbolism of animals and plants.

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ISBN:

978-1-58768-030-4 (alk. paper)

LC Call No:

BV150 .T39 2005

Dewey Class No:

246 22

Author:

Taylor, Richard, 1967-

Title:

How to read a church : a guide to symbols and images in churches and cathedrals / Richard Taylor.

Publisher:

Mahawh, NJ : HiddenSpring, 2005.

Physical:

x, 246 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Notes:

Originally published: London : Rider, 2003.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-237) and index.

Summary:

This book explains the features of a church or cathedral and what each represents, such as the significance of the church's layout, the importance of the use of colors or letters, the identity of people and scenes, and the symbolism of animals and plants.

Subject:

Christian art and symbolism.

Subject:

Church decoration and ornament.

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    $d Dates associated with a name  1967-
245 Title 10  $a Title  How to read a church :
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    $c Statement of responsibility  Richard Taylor.
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    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  HiddenSpring,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2005.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  x, 246 p. :
    $b Other physical details  ill. ;
    $c Dimensions  21 cm.
500 General Note   $a General note  Originally published: London : Rider, 2003.
504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-237) and index.
505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Reading a church : preliminaries -- Church building and furniture -- Crosses and crucifixes -- God -- Jesus -- The Virgin Mary -- Saints -- The Old Testament -- Doctors, angels, and abstracts -- Animals, birds, and fish -- Plants -- Letters and words -- How to read a priest.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  This book explains the features of a church or cathedral and what each represents, such as the significance of the church's layout, the importance of the use of colors or letters, the identity of people and scenes, and the symbolism of animals and plants.
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650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Church decoration and ornament.
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