Comments on: Jeanne Halgren Kilde, Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship (Oxford University Press, 2008).
Fischer von Erlach’s Church of Saint Charles, the Karlskirche, reflects the architect’s understanding of history — that is, of universal … More
Each of the earliest colonial denominations has a typical building still standing from the seventeenth century: Spanish missions in the Southwest, … More
During the nineteenth century, new churches sprang up following settlement and population growth. These included Episcopal congregations, which frequently preferred … More
Whereas the Gothic was associated with the medieval period and the established church (i.e. Anglican or Catholic), the more primitive … More
Google Map: Selected Gothic Revival Episcopal church buildings by Richard Upjohn
Christianity existed for centuries before its first houses of public worship were built. It was not until Emperor Constantine’s Edict … More