Places of Light: The gift of cathedrals to the world, by Gernot Candolini and Jennifer Brandon

31 January 2020

A photo from the chapter “Cluny Abbey and Taizé”, in Places of Light: The gift of cathedrals to the world (Mount Tabor Books, £22.99 (£20.70); 978-1-64060-176-5). This chapter, referring to the destruction of the Abbey in and after the French Revolution, notes that “From ruins, new life grows. In the last century, right next to Cluny a new spring sprouted” — the Taizé Community, whose worship is shown here. The authors, Gernot Candolini and Jennifer Brandon, feature more than 30 great buildings, from Hagia Sophia to Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, with many colour photos and displayed quotations

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