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Architecture in worship : the Christian place of worship

Andr_ Bi_ler

Architecture in worship : the Christian place of worship

a sketch of the relationships between the theologyof worship and the architectural conception of Christian churches from the beginnings to our day

by Andr_ Bi_ler

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Published by Oliver & Boyd in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church architecture.,
  • Architecture and religion.,
  • Christian art and symbolism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an essay by Karl Barth: The architectural problem of Protestant places of worship. 45 original drawings by R. Schaffert. Translated by Odette and Donald Elliott.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21513567M

      The Christian place of worship for most of its denominations is the church. Different denominations of Christianity, such as the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Church, typically have churches that are used for only their specific type of service. Book of Common Prayer. The Book of Common Prayer was introduced by the Anglican. Church in and is widely used in Protestant. church services. It helps the leaders of the worship to use.

      Worship is not a one-time act that is to be done in a certain religious location on a designated religious day. It is a matter of the heart. It is a way of life. Charles Spurgeon said it best when he said, “All places are places of worship to a Christian. Wherever he is, he ought to be in a worshiping frame of mind.”. A church building or church house, often simply called a church, is a building used for Christian religious activities, particularly for Christian worship services. The term is often used by Christians to refer to the physical buildings where they worship, but it is sometimes used as an analogy to refer to buildings of other religions. In traditional Christian architecture, a church interior.

    Origins. In the early church, because of the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire, worship service took place mainly in private homes, as described in the book of Acts of the Apostles. The New Testament shows that the Early Christian church exhibited a richness of fellowship and interactive practice that is typically not the case in conventional denominations. The following is a summarized description of that worship given by Philip Schaff (History of the Christian Church): The Building. The building was a plain, rectangular hall of no peculiar style of architecture, and in its inner arrangement somewhat resembling the Tabernacle and the Temple.


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