Duncan Stroik

Sacred Architecture: The Wisdom of Duncan Stroik

By |2019-11-12T15:22:58-06:00February 24th, 2013|Categories: Architecture, Art, Books, Christianity|Tags: , |

Duncan G. Stroik, The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence and the Eternal. Chicago: Hillenbrand Books, 2012. 182 pages, 170 photographs and drawings. Notre Dame’s Duncan Stroik has led the field of Catholic architecture for the last twenty years with unrivaled unity of purpose. He has designed and built churches as an [...]

The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence, and the Eternal

By |2019-08-13T17:52:53-06:00February 2nd, 2013|Categories: Architecture, Art, Beauty, Books, Catholicism, Christianity|Tags: |

The Monreale Cathedral The fine arts are rightly classed among the noblest activities of man’s genius; this is especially true of religious art and of its highest manifestation, sacred art. Of their nature the arts are directed toward expressing in some way the infinite beauty of God in works made by human hands. Their [...]