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The Science of Cathedral Studies: Present and Future

  • Judith A. Muskett
  • Leslie J. Francis
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This volume, Anglican Cathedrals in Modern Life: The Science of Cathedral Studies, set out to take the study of cathedrals in a radically new direction, by drawing on theory and scientific approaches developed and tested in the established fields of the scientific study of religion and empirical theology, in which the research group (to which the authors of the various chapters belong) has a well-established reputation. This concluding chapter aims to evaluate the ten original studies reported in earlier chapters and to appraise their overall contribution to Cathedral Studies and to Anglican cathedrals in modern life. We then glance over the horizon to envisage how Cathedral Studies may develop in the future and impact cathedral ministry and mission. The territory remains large and the potential for the science of Cathedral Studies is immense.

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