The Geometry of Love: Space, Time, Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church

The Geometry of Love: Space, Time, Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church

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ISBN13: 9780140272215

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As Margaret Vissar took a walk around a small church in Rome, she found herself in the midst of a fascinating story about a building and how it came to be there. The 7th-century church of St Agnes is a constant memorial to a young girl, raped and murdered, whose body lies in the catacombs beneath. In this book, Vissar opens up the spiritual, cultural and historical riches that St Agnes - or any church - has to offer. As she explores the small consecrated space, she goes beyond factual explanations to delve into the significance of the objects, ancient and modern, magnificent and commonplace, that are found there.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 336
Item Height 24 mm
Item Width 126 mm
Item Weight 240 Gram
Product Dimensions 126 x 24 x 192
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Format Paperback | 336

Margaret Visser writes on the history and anthropology of everyday life. Her books, Much Depends On Dinner, The Rituals Of Dinner and The Way We Are, have all been bestsellers and have won major international awards. She has lectured extensively and appeared frequently on radio and TV. She lives in Barcelona, Spain, and in south-western France.