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American Catholics and the Church of tomorrow : building churches for the future, 1925-1975

Author: Catherine R Osborne
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text asks why 20th century American Catholics stopped building churches that looked back to the middles ages, and began building churches that for the present and the future. It argues that belief in an evolutionary universe, a biological paradigm, united Catholic liturgists and modernist architects, enabling the development of a futurist architecture.
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Genre/Form: History
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Osborne, Catherine R.
American Catholics and the Church of tomorrow : building churches for the future, 1925-1975.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine R Osborne
ISBN: 9780226561165 022656116X
OCLC Number: 1028979643
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: The biological paradigm --
Modeling the church --
Theology in concrete --
Pilgrims of the future --
The secular city --
"What is a Church?" --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Catherine R. Osborne.

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How to reconcile our idea of the traditional conservatism of Catholicism with the many modernist churches built in the middle of the twentieth century? Osborne shows how, finding links between  Read more...

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