Heaven in Stone and Glass
Heaven in Stone and Glass

Heaven in Stone and Glass

Experiencing the Spirituality of the Great Cathedrals

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128 Pages, 5 3/8 x 8 1/4

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: April 2002

ISBN 9780824519933

Price: $14.95
 
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Overview

Like a mystical tome awaiting to be deciphered, a Gothic cathedral holds many secrets about the soul's yearning for God. In Heaven in Stone and Glass, Catholic priest and professor of theology at Mundelein Seminary in Chicago teaches us how to read these secrets, with beautiful reflections on aspects such as light and darkness, the labyrinth, the meaning of gargoyles and demons, and the imagery of vertical space. whether you are preparing for a pilgrimage to York Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, or looking ahead to inspirational bedside reading, this book is the perfect guide.