Volume 29 — Spring 2016

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Ultima Cena

by Duncan G. Stroik


Trophies and Orphans: The Use of Spolia Columns in Ancient Churches

by Dale Kinney

The Two Themes of Architecture

by Dietrich von Hildebrand

The Interplay of Ritual and Art: The Dome Mosaic in the Neonian Baptistery of Ravenna

by Michael H. Marchal

Neugotik: Brick Gothic in Germany, England, and the United States

by Rolf Achilles

Liturgical Renewal and Contemporary Sacred Architecture

by Daniel Estivill

Mystical Light, Mythic Light

by Michael Patrick


Hail, Mother of Mercy: Homily at the Opening of the Holy Doors in Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome

by His Holiness Pope Francis

Book Reviews

Gothic Wonder: Art, Artifice and the Decorated Style (1290-1350)

by Paul Binski
reviewed by Jason Baxter

City of Saints: A Pilgrimage to John Paul II’s Krak√≥w

by George Weigel with Carrie Gress and Stephen Weigel
reviewed by John Sikorski

From Giotto to Botticelli: The Artistic Patronage of the Humiliati in Florence

by Julia I. Miller and Laurie Taylor-Michell
reviewed by Duncan G. Stroik