A building set apart for Christian worship. To be listed here a site should contain significant information on the architecture of the building.
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An ambitious project by the University of Toronto aiming to create an iconographic index of baptismal fonts from the early Christian period to the 17th century. You are invited to contribute information.
Barbados: Religion and Spiritual Retreats
The Barbados Tourism Authority provides an interactive map of historic churches, leading to a photograph and outline history for each. The oldest is St George's (1784).
Boston Avenue United Methodist Church
The official site of this towering Art Deco church in Tulsa, designed in the 1920s by Adah Robinson, gives a history and illustrated description, with commentary on its religious symbolism.
Churches and Cathedrals in 3D
A collection of hundreds of 3D and 2D images of churches and cathedrals around the world by Jeffrey L. Cooper. Includes viewing instructions and map-based navigation.
Churches in Florence
Guide to the many medieval churches the city from Your Way to Florence: brief histories, some with photographs.
The Churches of Rome
Chris Nyborg's guide to churches of all denominations in this city central to the development of church architecture. Includes biographies of their architects and artists.
Divergent Paths: The Development of Newfoundland Church Architecture
An illustrated essay by Prof Shane O'Dea from Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage, describing the distinctive architecture of churches in Newfoundland.
First Congregational Church, Orwell, Vermont
Photographs, 19th-century painting and history of this fine example of the Greek Revival style, built in 1842 by Frederick Bostwick and Fobes. Hosted by the University of Vermont.
The Hanging Church, Cairo
Illustrated description from Tour Egypt of the Coptic Church of St Mary, rebuilt in the 11th century. Its fascinating mixture of styles includes Corinthian capitals and Arabic-inspired ornament.
Margaret Visser: The Geometry of Love
A book exploring the basilican church of Sant Agnese fuori le Mura, Rome, rebuilt 625-38 to replace a 4th-century church. The author supplies her biography, reviews of the book and images with extracts from it.
The New Jersey Churchscape
Frank Greenagel records the 18th and 19th century churches of New Jersey. Provides a database and photographic inventory, features, events list.
Parishes of the Isle of Man and their Churches
Frances Coakley provides histories of Manx parish churches illustrated with images, both modern and archival. Part of 'A Manx Notebook'.
Quebec Religious Heritage Foundation
Dedicated to the conservation of churches and other religious buildings in Quebec. Illustrated introduction and detailed, scholarly dissertations and monographs on specific buildings and topics.
Shrine of St. Michael, Italy
History and tour via sensitive cutaway drawing of the shrine in Monte Sant'Angelo on the Gargano peninsula. The shrine in a natural cavern lies at the heart of a complex of medieval buildings.
St. Brigid Catholic Church, San Francisco
Noted for its Irish stained-glass windows, 19th-century Romanesque architecture, and its Ruffatti organ. History, description, expandable photographs.
Treasured Churches of Cincinnati
A visual tour of the many Catholic churches of Cincinnati built since 1840, with their histories.
Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois
Official site of the remarkable cubist concrete church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright reproduces the original 1906 brochure with plans, drawings and the design philosophy for the building.
Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois
Oak Park Tourist provides an online tour with plan, photographs and history of the remarkable cubist concrete church designed in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Windows in Church Architecture
A history of the use and form of windows in Christian houses of worship from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Wodan Still Speaks
Photographs by Guido Deseijn and Gerda Verheeke of Romanesque and Gothic sculptures on medieval religious buildings in Europe, suspected to represent the old pagan god Wodan or Odin.
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