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.
Describe the architectural features of church buildings.
Identify the context of works of art that are often presented in the isolation of a museum vitrine.
Distinguish between the material and immaterial parts of the liturgy and its backdrop.
Discuss the contribution of church architecture and decoration to the liturgy.
12 weekly sessions, required reading and additional reading resources
Essay (2000 words)
Essay (2500 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 19 Oct, 2017
Unit Record last updated: 2019-05-23 13:57:41 +1000