Early Church Architecture Study Day: references and links for you to explore

Following on from last month’s successful lectures, Helen Gittos has provided details of books and articles she made reference to in her talk and which may interest members who wish to do some more reading on the subject.
Cambridge, Eric (1999), ‘The Architecture of the Augustinian Mission’, in Richard Gameson (ed.), St Augustine and the Conversion of England (Stroud: Sutton), 201-236 – on Reculver, St Augustine’s etc.
Gem, R (2005), ‘How Much Can Anglo-Saxon Buildings Tell Us About Liturgy?’, in H Gittos and M Bradford Bedingfield (eds.), The Liturgy of the Late Anglo-Saxon Church (HBS Subsidia; London)
Gittos, Helen (2005), ‘Architecture and Liturgy in England c. 1000: Problems and Possibilities’, in Nigel Hiscock (ed.), The White Mantle of Churches: Architecture, Litugy and Art around the millennium (International Medieval Research 10: Art History Subseries 2; Turnhout: Brepols), 91-106
Gittos, Helen (forthcoming), Liturgy, Architecture and Sacred Places in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford: Oxford University Press)
Hare, Michael (2009), ‘The 9th-century west porch of St Mary’s Church, Deerhurst, Gloucestershire: Form and Function’, Medieval Archaeology, 53, 35-93 –for reconstruction drawing of west end of Deehurst
Pfaff, Richard W (2009), The liturgy in medieval England: a history (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Related current research projects including reconstructions of rituals:
AHRC Interpreting Medieval Liturgy Research Network: http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/mlnetwork/

Reconstructions of the rite for Reconciling Penitents created at one of the network’s meetings can be seen on You Tube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MedievalLiturgy#p/a

John and Sally Harper’s AHRC ‘The Experience of Worship’ Project: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/AHRC/index.php.en

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Kent’s webpage is here:
http://www.kent.ac.uk/mems/index.html

Mary Berg also provided some details for people wishing to become a friend of the The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

Friends can find out about lectures, conferences, excursions and social events and it is only £10 to join.

See http://www.kent.ac.uk/mems/ for details!

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