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Beth Sholom Synagogue : Frank Lloyd Wright and modern religious architecture

Author: Joseph Siry
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a suburb just north of Philadelphia stands Beth Sholom Synagogue, Frank Lloyd Wright's only synagogue and one of his finest religious buildings. This book takes us deep inside the synagogue's  Read more...

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Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank L Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Siry
ISBN: 9780226761404 0226761401
OCLC Number: 699009766
Description: xxvi, 705 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Unitarian views of Judaism, and Adler and Sullivan's synagogues --
Rev. William Norman Guthrie and Wright's steel cathedral --
Wright and the ideal theater to 1932 --
Annie M. Pfeiffer Chapel at Florida Southern College, 1938-41 : modernist theology and regional identity --
Community Christian Church, 1939-42 --
First Unitarian Society of Madison, 1946-52 --
Beth Sholom, Rabbi Mortimer Cohen, and postwar synagogue architecture --
Rabbi Cohen's vision and Wright's original design for Beth Sholom Synagogue --
Beth Sholom Synagogue : design development and construction --
Reception of Beth Sholom and its place in Wright's late work --
Beth Sholom Synagogue since 1959.
Responsibility: Joseph M. Siry.

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