Heaven in Stone and Glass: Experiencing the Spirituality of the Great Cathedrals

Heaven in Stone and Glass: Experiencing the Spirituality of the Great Cathedrals

by Robert Barron
     
 

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Like a mystical tome awaiting to be deciphered, a Gothic cathedral holds many secrets about the soul's yearning for God. In Heaven in Stone and Glass, Catholic priest and professor of theology at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago teaches us how to read these secrets, with beautiful reflections on aspects such as light and darkness, the labyrinth, the meaning of

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Like a mystical tome awaiting to be deciphered, a Gothic cathedral holds many secrets about the soul's yearning for God. In Heaven in Stone and Glass, Catholic priest and professor of theology at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago teaches us how to read these secrets, with beautiful reflections on aspects such as light and darkness, the labyrinth, the meaning of gargoyles and demons, and the imagery of vertical space. whether you are preparing for a pilgrimage to York Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, or looking ahead to inspirational bedside reading, this book is the perfect guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824519933
Publisher:
Crossroad Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/2002
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
618,039
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.41(d)

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