9780879737009

America's Church : Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

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  • ISBN13:

    9780879737009

  • ISBN10:

    087973700X

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-02-01
  • Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor

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Summary

Marvel at the artistic splendor of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in this first ever, pictorial tour.

Author Biography

Gregory W. Tucker is the former communications director for the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. He obtained his undergraduate degree from St. Meinrad College and graduate degree in religious studies from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. Tucker now directs public relations and community affairs for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Table of Contents

Introduction 6(8)
Foreword 8(4)
A Need Defined A Cause Divined
12(40)
Foundations for a Glorious Future
52(32)
Determination and Devotion Disappointment and Delay
84(32)
A Magnificent Catholic Church A Prophecy Fulfilled
116(46)
Adorned and Adored The Shrine's Role in the Modern World
162(54)
Toward the Third Millennium
216(56)
Afterword 272(4)
Chronology 276(4)
Statistics 280(2)
Index 282

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