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sacred architecture

What will future houses of worship look like?

By Michael J. Crosbie — June 14, 2017

(RNS) Architecture students, reflecting on millennial spirituality, come up with new conceptions for a house of worship.

A new kind of sacred space on campus

By Michael J. Crosbie — April 21, 2017

(RNS) The recently opened Snyder Sanctuary at in Boca Raton, Florida, is an architectural answer to facilitate the spiritual search of people of all backgrounds to find common ground and inspiration, writes Michael J. Crosbie.

Architecture award winners use natural light to give a sense of the divine

By Kit Doyle — December 12, 2016

(RNS) Annual religious architecture contest winners use natural light and materials to ‘meet the needs of congregations.’

Illuminated Hearts, Sacred architecture, and mirrors

By Omid Safi — July 24, 2012

The surface of the pool reflects the building when it is still.    And so it is with our hearts.   When we achieve peace and tranquility in our own hearts, then our hearts become mirrors for God.

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