Book: Richard Taylor «How To Read A Church»

How To Read A Church

Churches and cathedrals play an essential part in our heritage. As community-centred places of worship and as important tourist attractions, they are visited by millions of people each year. But churches were originally built to be read, and so are packed with images, symbols and meanings that often need explanation. This book will unlock all the treasures they contain. Described by Christopher Howse in the Daily Telegraph as 'a handy crash course in church literacy', the first edition of this unique and accessible guide to the common symbols and meanings in church art and architecture became a bestseller on first publication. Now this fascinating and lively book is available in a new illustrated edition. Over 100 stunning colour photographs represent the very best in church architecture - from paintings, fonts and altars, to pew ends, choir stalls and stained glass windows. It is the ultimate reference for anybody who wants to know more about what they see in a church or cathedral...

Издательство: "Rider&Co" (2004)

Формат: 200x255, 272 стр.

ISBN: 9781844132386

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Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is the name of:

*Richard Taylor (colonel) (1744–1829), Father of Zachary Taylor
*Richard Taylor (general) (1826–1879), Confederate general in the American Civil War
*Richard Taylor (philosopher) (1919–2003), American metaphysical philosopher
*Richard Taylor (editor) (1781–1858), English naturalist and publisher of scientific journals
*Richard Taylor (soldier), American Civil War soldier and Medal of Honor recipient
*Richard R. Taylor (1922–1978), American surgeon general
*Richard E. Taylor (born 1929), Canadian laureate of the 1990 Nobel Prize in Physics
*Richard Taylor (UK politician) (born 1934), Independent Kidderminster Member of Parliament
*Richard Taylor (skater) (1981–2004), Welsh skater
*Richard Taylor (movies), head of Weta Workshop
*Richard Taylor (musician), former member of Gin Blossoms
*Richard Taylor (mathematician) (born 1962), involved in completing the proof of Fermat's last theorem
*Richard S. Taylor, Nazarene theologian.
*Richard Taylor (Hollyoaks), a character in UK soap opera Hollyoaks
*Richard Mansfield Taylor, real name of Jeff Richards (baseball player/actor)
*Richard John Taylor, British film and television editor
*Two Australian rules footballers have been named Richard Taylor:
** Richard Taylor (footballer) is a former Hawthorn and West Coast Eagles player in the AFL.
** Dick Taylor (Australian rules footballer) was a player with Melbourne and North Melbourne in the VFL.

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