Global Art & Artifacts

The Temple: Meeting Place of Heaven and Earth. New Book. Lundquist.

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The idea of a temple as a holy precinct, the meeting place of heaven and earth, is central to many of the world’s religions. Offering a wide-ranging study of sites of worship, from tomb-temples of ancient Egypt to the temple of Hephaistos in Athens, the Kaabah in Mecca and the White Dagoba stupa in Beijing. Period art and color photos.

 

A great – but small – coffee table book.

 

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