St. Birgitta, an Architect of Spiritual Reform

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Abstract

The shape and features of a typical abbey church of the Birgittine Order are studied, based on the stipulations laid down by St. Birgitta of Sweden herself. The architecture is interpreted as paradigmatic of the kind of spiritual reform that St. Birgitta aimed at.

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  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

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  • Church architecture, Middle Ages, St. Birgitta of Sweden, Birgittine Order, liturgy, religious reform
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-47
JournalBirgittiana
Volume5
Publication statusPublished - 1998
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)