The Waldensian Church in Piazza Cavour

edited by Laura Ronchi de Michelis
translated by Patrick Knipe
Collana: Fuori collana
Pubblicazione: Settembre 2016
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pp. 112, ill. col., 16x24 cm, bross.
ISBN: 9788867286874
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The Waldensian Church completes the perimeter on the north-east side of Piazza Cavour, (dominated to the south by the monumental Palace of Justice). The church was built between 1910 and 1913 in the new neighbourhood of Prati di Castello to house church premises and apartments. It was planned in the hybrid liberty style of the time, recalling the Romanesque model of the united church, and it was the first religious building in Rome to be built with reinforced concrete. Its facade facing St. Peter’s, the very heart of Roman Catholicism, might then have been seen as an act of confrontation, instead it marked the presence of Protestantism in the capital of Italy. The church, in its hundred-year history, has become an essential reference point in the discussions and dialogue between Christian denominations.

Altre edizioni

  • Presentation
  • 1. The Church
    • 1.1. The Construction, di Giorgio Monti
    • 1.2. The Stained Glass Windows, di Cristina Torzilli
    • 1.3.  The Finishing Touches, di Giorgio Monti
    • 1.4.  The Organ , di Silvestro Dupré
    • 1.5.  The Message, di Paolo Ricca
    • 1.6.  The Press Controversy , di Cesare Milaneschi
  • 2. The History of the Church
    • 2.1.  The Waldensians in Rome (1870-1914), di Mario Cignoni
    • 2.2.  The Community's One Hundred Years (1914-2014) , di Laura Ronchi De Michelis
  • 3. Biographical Notes
    • 3.1.  Emma Baker Kennedy (1883-1930) , di Laura Ronchi De Michelis
    • 3.2.  Paolo Antonio Paschetto (1885-1963), di Cristina Torzilli
  • Notes in the Text
    • Bibliography and Abbreviations
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