Please join the Department of Architecture in the second annual James Didier Symposium On Christ and Architecture Friday, March 22, 2013, 10am-3:30pm, in the Herrick Chapel.
The symposium brings together architects, educators, theologians and students for special essays and discussions around subjects of Christian worldview and architecture. Guest speakers this year include Dr. Mark Torgerson, Thomas Jaeger, Dr. Curtis Sartor, Elise Edwards, and Dr. EL Kornegay.
The event is free and open to the public and requires no registration.
Morning Session (10-12pm)
Liturgy, Worship and Architecture
Faith and Renewal in a Modernist Form: Sources for Twentieth
Century Church Design, Dr. Mark Torgerson
The Role of Liturgy in the Design of Religious Architecture, Professor Tom Jaeger
Discussion Moderated by Professors Lindsey and Randall
Afternoon Session (1:00-3:30pm)
Architecture and Culture
Can a Christian Worldview be seen in the Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright,
a Preacher’s Kid?” A Hermeneutical Interpretation, Dean Curtis Sartor
A Theological Vision of the Ethical Function of Architecture: Design and Interpretation, Elise Edwards
Architecture and Ambiguity: Towards a Revelation of a Just Dwelling
for the New Being and Spiritual Community, Dr. EL Kornegay
Closing Discussion Moderated by Professor Kaiser
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