David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Applied Philosophy 3 (2):201-210 (1986)
Whether churches should be demolished, rebuilt, restored or preserved is a contentious issue. Some hold that the needs of a present worshipping community should take precedence over antiquarian or aesthetic interest, others that we owe a debt to the ages. Arguments mirror those between developers and environmentalists. It is argued here that it is not abstract rights that matter, but a sense of history, and of the sacred. Church buildings and landscapes are to be maintained not as museum pieces but as living elements of a humane piety
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jean-Louis Durand, Claude Varlet-Grancher, Gilles Lemaire, François Gastal & Bruno Moulia (1991). Carbon Partitioning in Forage Crops. Acta Biotheoretica 39 (3-4):213-224.
Michael Craig Rhodes (2013). Handmade: A Critical Analysis of John of Damascus' Reasoning for Venerating Icons. Heythrop Journal 54 (2):347-359.
Glenn Deliège (2010). The Cinquefoil Controversy. Environmental Ethics 32 (1):17-32.
Michael Craig Rhodes (2013). Handmade: A Critical Analysis of John of Damascus' Justification for Venerating Icons. Heythrop Journal 54 (3):347-359.
Sarah McGrath (2005). Causation by Omission: A Dilemma. [REVIEW] Philosophical Studies 123 (1-2):125--48.
M. Lafarge (1991). Reciprocal Conditioning Between the “Plant Stand” Level and the “Ndividual Whole Plant” Level During the Formation of the Ear Population of a Spring Cereal Crop. Acta Biotheoretica 39 (3-4):343-350.
Terence Cuneo (2010). If These Walls Could Only Speak. Faith and Philosophy 27 (2):123-141.
Peter Flügel (2012). Sacred Matter: Reflections on the Relationship of Karmic and Natural Causality in Jaina Philosophy. [REVIEW] Journal of Indian Philosophy 40 (2):119-176.
Pinchas Giller (1995). Recovering the Sanctity of the Galilee: The Veneration of Sacred Relics in Classical Kabbalah. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 4 (1):147-169.
Alexei Grinbaum (2011). Nanotechnological Icons. NanoEthics 5 (2):195-202.
Added to index2010-08-10
Total downloads12 ( #290,851 of 1,906,796 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #277,703 of 1,906,796 )
How can I increase my downloads?