Ugly As Sin: Why They Changed Our Churches from Sacred Places to Meeting Spaces-And How We Can Change Them Back Again

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Sophia Institute Press, 2001 - Architecture - 239 pages
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In terms that non-architects can grasp (and modern architects can't dismiss!), Michael Rose shows that many modern churches violate the three natural laws of church architecture and lead Catholics to worship, quite simply, a false god.

Rose also provides solid arguments (as easy to explain as they are hard to refute) and practical tools that you can use to reverse the dangerous modern trend toward desacralized churches -- and to make our churches once again into magnificent Houses of God!

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Ugly As Sin: Why They Changed Our Churches from Sacred Places to Meeting Spaces and How We Can Change Them Back Again

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Architectural theology may be something you have never considered, but editor and writer Rose (Renovation Manipulation) has, and here he explains why it is important to Catholic worshipers. Rose ... Read full review


Out pilgrim goes into the house of the Lord
Why modern architects secularized our churches
How we can make our churches Catholic again

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Michael S. Rose is the author of the New York Times bestseller Goodbye, Good Men. Educated at Brown University and the University of Cincinnati, he has written five previous books and is the Web Editor of the New Oxford Review. Mr Rose's work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Newsday, The American Conservative, and Catholic World Report. He is married with five children.

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