TITLE

Church architecture

AUTHOR(S)
DALEY, MIKE
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Catholic Digest;Apr2011, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p92
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on church architecture. As stated, a church often comprises of a narthex, which is the entryway and is followed by nave, which is the church's main or central gathering space. Another important part of church architecture is the sanctuary which is an elevated space where the Eucharist is celebrated on the altar and the World of God is proclaimed at the pulpit.
ACCESSION #
59782640

 

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