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

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

Description

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.

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Details

Author(s)
Robert Barron
Format
Paperback | 128 pages
Dimensions
136 x 209 x 55mm | 182g
Publication date
01 Apr 2002
Publisher
Crossroad Publishing Co ,U.S.
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
ISBN10
0824519930
ISBN13
9780824519933
Bestsellers rank
10,405