Content

This unit offers an analysis of the church building as a whole, serving as a functional environment and backdrop for the liturgy. Icons, wall paintings and other furnishings will be discussed in their context, where they serve a common goal of underscoring the meaning of the liturgy.

Unit Code: DL2439A

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 2

Unit Discipline: Liturgy

Delivery Mode: Online

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Describe the architectural features of church buildings.

2.

Identify the context of works of art that are often presented in the isolation of a museum vitrine.

3.

Distinguish between the material and immaterial parts of the liturgy and its backdrop.

4.

Discuss the contribution of church architecture and decoration to the liturgy.

Pedagogy

Articles and lecture notes, video lectures and online discussion forums

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Essay (2000 words)

40.0

Essay (2500 words)

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-23 14:00:03 +1000