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Architecture of Immanence: Architecture for Worship and Ministry Today (Mark A Torgerson) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2007) 9780802832092
Architecture of Immanence: Architecture for Worship and Ministry Today (Mark A Torgerson) Paperback Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2007) 9780802832092
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Title: An Architecture of Immanence: Architecture for Worship and Ministry Today

Author: Torgerson, Mark A

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2007

Paperback; ISBN: 9780802832092

Volumes: 1; Pages: 327

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In this book Mark Torgerson shows how modern architecture has heavily influenced the construction of new sacred spaces, producing a new way of building that emphasizes God's coming near to us.Torgerson begins by discussing God's transcendence and immanence and showing how church architecture has traditionally interpreted these key concepts. He then traces the theological roots of immanence's priority from liberal theology and liturgical innovation to modern architecture. Next, Torgerson illustrates this new architecture of immanence through particular practitioners, focusing especially on the work of theologically savvy architect Edward Anders S�vik. Finally, he addresses the future of church architecture as congregations are buffeted by the twin forces of liturgical change and postmodernism.An Architecture of Immanence will interest architects, liturgists, and all Christians who seek to read the sacred spaces of the recent past.
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