This Easter, Be Glad for the Joys of Time

This Easter, Be Glad for the Joys of Time
AP Photo/Francisco Seco

The furnace that consumed the roof and fabled spire of Notre Dame on Monday had not yet cooled when an architectural competition to rebuild the maimed 12th-century cathedral was announced. Would Frank Gehry throw in his hat? Norman Foster? Richard Rogers of Pompidou fame?

Notre Dame is a focus of Catholicism in a country that, at least since the French Revolution, has been drifting deeper and deeper into inattentive secularism. So it was no surprise when a headline announced that "Architects and Historians Wonder: Maybe The New Notre Dame Should Be Less 'Overburdened' With Christian Meaning."

That is more or less like musing, "Maybe Christianity should be less 'overburdened' with Christian meaning."

Read Full Article »
Comment
Show comments Hide Comments

Related Articles