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Memorials, Sacred Places, and Memory

John Paul Eberhard

in Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter is devoted to how the brain/mind responds to human views of the sacred, including a discussion of the architecture of sacred places and religious buildings. It describes memorials in ... More


Building the Church of the National Vow

Raymond Jonas

in France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the start of the construction of the church promised by Legentil. It describes the basilica of the Sacré-Coeur and looks at the succession of Joseph Hippolyte Guibert as the ... More


The Neurology of Ambiguity

Semir Zeki

in The Artful Mind: Cognitive Science and the Riddle of Human Creativity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306361
eISBN:
9780199851034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306361.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter explores the power of metaphor to create images that give visual shape to cultural representations. The focus is on the rise of monumental sacred architecture under particular historical ... More


Conclusion

Helen Gittos

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Anglo-Saxon sacred architecture. It discusses the conventional view of the organization of sacred space in medieval churches is ... More


Introduction

Helen Gittos

in Liturgy, Architecture, and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199270903
eISBN:
9780191804304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199270903.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume, which is about the puzzling aspects of Anglo-Saxon sacred architecture. It analyses how sacred places were created, reasons for the ... More


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