From the March/April, 2014 issue of Touchstone
Holy Space by Matthew Alderman

Holy Space

The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence, and the Eternal
by Duncan G. Stroik
Hillenbrand Books, LTP, 2012
(192 pages, $75.00, hardcover)

reviewed by Matthew Alderman

Do we need another book on church architecture? The last decade has seen a wealth of new works on the subject, such as Denis McNamara's Catholic Church Architecture and the Spirit of the Liturgy, How to Read Churches, and Heavenly City, Ethan Anthony's The Architecture of Ralph Adams Cram and His Office, and the Jesuit Anthony Symondson's Sir Ninian Comper. Even the older . . .


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