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Meanings in Nineteenth‐Century Evangelical Architecture

Jeanne Halgren Kilde

in When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143416
eISBN:
9780199834372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143418.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter reviews the ideological themes associated with these churches and asserts that the auditorium church type lost popularity as the evangelical consensus that had produced it deteriorated. ... More


A House for Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker

in American Methodist Worship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195126983
eISBN:
9780199834754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019512698X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The space where praise and prayer are offered not only signifies shelter from the elements but also represents an integral aspect of the worship itself. Methodist liturgical spaces evolved as ... More


Ruínas de São Paulo (Ruins of St Paul's)

Jeremy Tambling and Louis Lo

in Walking Macao, Reading the Baroque

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099371
eISBN:
9789882207660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099371.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the famous Ruins of St Paul. It is situated on a hill 26 metres above sea level, and possibly represents one of the most famous baroque images. It looks at the different areas ... More


How to Tell a Church

Elizabeth Graham

in Maya Christians and Their Churches in Sixteenth-Century Belize

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036663
eISBN:
9780813041834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036663.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this chapter, attention turns back to material culture and to the architecture of early churches in Yucatan, central Mexico, and Belize. “Church” is defined, with all the implications this ... More


Church Building and Architecture

Louis P. Nelson

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume II: Establishment and Empire, 1662 -1829

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199644636
eISBN:
9780191838941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199644636.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Contrary to popular perceptions, the long eighteenth century was a period of significant church building and the architecture of the Church of England in this era played a critical role in religious ... More


Church and Chapel

Nigel Saul

in Lordship and Faith: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198706199
eISBN:
9780191775291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706199.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Focusing on a century when the gentry’s contribution to church life is less easy to identify than in some other periods, this chapter argues that, if the gentry were perhaps less extensively involved ... More


Patterns of Burial

Nigel Saul

in Lordship and Faith: The English Gentry and the Parish Church in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780198706199
eISBN:
9780191775291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706199.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at two notable trends in the burial patterns of the gentry that are observable in the late Middle Ages—the first, the shift away from burial with the monks and friars to burial in ... More


Chaste Magnificence: Church Restoration and Ceremonial

George Herring

in The Oxford Movement in Practice: The Tractarian Parochial Worlds from the 1830s to the 1870s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198769330
eISBN:
9780191822391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769330.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter initiates an exploration of how Tractarian clergy put liturgical theory into parochial practice. First the fabric of the church building had to be made fit for purpose, beginning with ... More


The Parish

Mark Hill QC

in Ecclesiastical Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198807568
eISBN:
9780191845475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807568.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the nature of the parish churches of the Church of England, the respective roles of priest and people, and the rights and duties of the parochial church council (PCC), ... More


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