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Zeal for God's House: An Architect's Reflections on Sacred Space

by Henry Hardinge Menzies. January 2012. Accessed January 31, 2020.

Written by an architect, this reflective article asks questions about how God's presence is experienced and the purpose of a religious community's facilities.

Offerings

what makes a space sacred

Best For

Christian clergy, lay leaders, and architects

Cost

free

Suggested Uses

  • Share this article with congregational leaders and architects before starting construction projects or rennovating worship spaces.
  • Initiate a conversation about your community's facilities and consider if it reflects the presence of God.

About the Contributor
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Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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