Volume 16 — Fall 2009

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Editorials

Pulchritudo Tam Antiqua et Tam Nova

by Duncan G. Stroik

Articles

The Luminosity of Peruvian Churches

by Hans S. B. Roegele

Depicting the Whole Christ: Hans Urs von Balthasar and Sacred Architecture

by Philip Nielsen

The People or the Steeple?  An Examination of Sacramental Architecture among Parishioners

by Kevin C. Manning, Nicholas J. Watkins, and Kathryn H. Anthony

A Roman Christmas Ritual: Micro-Architecture and the Theatre of the Presepio

by Christopher Longhurst

Called to Beauty through Iconography

by Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J

Awe for the Noble Things: Leon Battista Alberti and the Meaning of Classical Architecture

by Carroll William Westfall

Documentation

Seeking the Light of True Faith: Homily from the Reopening of the Pauline Chapel

by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

Commentary

Book Reviews

The Art of the Sublime: Principles of Christian Art and Architecture

by Roger Homan
reviewed by Michael Morris, O.P.

Churches for the Southwest: The Ecclesiastical Architecture of John Gaw Meem

by Stanford Lehmberg
reviewed by Norman Crowe

Temples for Protestants

by Per Gustaf Hamberg
reviewed by Gretchen Buggeln