La Sagrada Familia, El Mundo Sagrado: The Wild Christian Architecture of Antoni Gaudi

Speaker(s): John Stackhouse
Date: July 15 2013
Length: 73min
Product ID: RGDL4300N

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In this lecture, John Stackhouse focuses on Antoni Gaudi's main buildings in Barcelona, locating them within the Catalan Modernisme movement, the general Modernist movement (which typically excludes Gaudi), and Barcelonan surrealism (including Miro and Dali)--but also, and chiefly, within a broad Christian theology of creation and redemption, reaching back to Hieronymus Bosch, that provides the interpretative key to his masterpiece, La Basilica i Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia.

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John G. Stackhouse, Jr. is the Samuel J. Mikolaski Professor of Religious Studies and Dean of Faculty Development at Crandall University in New Brunswick. Prior to this, he was the Sangwoo Youtong Chee Professor of Theology and Culture at Regent College. He serves as an advisory editor at Christianity Today, a contributing editor at Books & Culture, and a columnist for Faith Today. He is the author of eight books, including Need to Know: Vocation as the Heart of Christian Epistemology, Making the Best of It: Following Christ in the Real World, and Can God be Trusted?: Faith and the Challenge of Evil, as well as the co-author, editor, and co-editor of seven more. His articles have been featured in many publications, including The New York Times, The Times Literary Supplement, The Atlantic, Time, and Reader's Digest.

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