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The arts of the Anglican Counter-Reformation : glory, laud and honour

Author: Graham Parry
Publisher: Woodbridge : Boydell, 2006.
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With the rise of a High Church movement in the early 1620s, inspired by Lancelot Andrewes and propelled by William Laud, John Cosin and Matthew Wren, the arts of religion flourished once more in England. New churches were built, and across the country cathedrals and parish churches began to install new furnishings appropriate to the ceremonial forms of worship being introduced. Painted glass was in demand, there was  Read more...

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Named Person: William Laud; William Laud
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Parry
ISBN: 1843832089 9781843832089
OCLC Number: 65767598
Description: xi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Revival of ceremonies --
Building the temple --
Laud and the renovation of the cathedrals --
College chapels at Oxford and Cambridge --
Furnishing the church --
Devotional prose of the Laudian movement --
Devotional poetry --
Church music of the Laudian era --
Sacrilege and sanctity: Spelman and the antiquaries --
Responsibility: Graham Parry.
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A wide-ranging survey of the brief revival of religious art, architecture, music, and literature during the Counter-Reformation.  Read more...


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[A] carefully-researched and well-written book. [...] Parry's enthusiasm for his subject shines through every page; this book has self-evidently been for its author a labour of love. Parry's book Read more...

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