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(PUBCrossroad)"A deeply engaging guide to experiencing a medieval cathedral. Barron draws spiritual sustenance from features of the building: stillness from the rose window, a sense of the inhabited cosmos from the tympana, and so forth. A charming and appealing volume, highly recommended,"---Library Journal. 128 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 136 Vendor: Crossroad Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.38 (inches) ISBN: 0824519930 ISBN-13: 9780824519933 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
Exemplifying primarily from Notre-Dame de Paris and Chartres, a priest and professor at Mundelein Seminary, discusses 14 features of a cathedral, including space, light, and orientation, as well as tangible features, such as the rose windows and the labyrinth on the floor at Chartres. Illustrations.