The modern architectural setting of the liturgy
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The modern architectural setting of the liturgy papers read at a conference held at Liverpool, Sept. 1962. by William E. A. Lockett

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Published by S. P. C. K. in London .
Written in English


  • Church architecture -- Great Britain,
  • Architecture, Modern -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

StatementEdited by William Lockett. With a foreword by F. W. Dillistone.
ContributionsUniversity of Liverpool. Dept. of Extra-Mural Studies.
LC ClassificationsNA5468 .L6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22916535M
LC Control Number66004974

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