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Author Siry, Joseph, 1956-
Title Beth Sholom Synagogue : Frank Lloyd Wright and modern religious architecture / Joseph M. Siry.
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  NA4690 .S57 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvi, 705 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Unitarian views of Judaism, and Adler and Sullivan's synagogues -- Rev. William Norman Guthrie and Wright's steel cathedral -- Wright and the ideal theater to 1932 -- Annie M. Pfeiffer Chapel at Florida Southern College, 1938-41 : modernist theology and regional identity -- Community Christian Church, 1939-42 -- First Unitarian Society of Madison, 1946-52 -- Beth Sholom, Rabbi Mortimer Cohen, and postwar synagogue architecture -- Rabbi Cohen's vision and Wright's original design for Beth Sholom Synagogue -- Beth Sholom Synagogue : design development and construction -- Reception of Beth Sholom and its place in Wright's late work -- Beth Sholom Synagogue since 1959.
Subject Beth Sholom Synagogue (Elkins Park, Pa.)
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Synagogues -- Pennsylvania -- Elkins Park.
Synagogue architecture -- Pennsylvania -- Elkins Park.
Jewish architecture.
ISBN 9780226761404 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226761401 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard # 99946986171
OCLC number 699009766