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Predikstolen som försvann - en studie av predikoplatsen hos Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark och Jerk Alton i den liturgiska förnyelsens kölvatten

Wadelius, Jakob LU (2013) TEOM55 20131
Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Abstract
The purpose of this thesis is to illustrate theological and architectural currents, which have directly come to influence the pulpit in churches built since the 1950s. I have limited my presentation to include Swedish churches only. More specifically, I describe four prominent architects, and their design and placement of the pulpit. These are Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark and Jerk Alton.

In my thesis, I have found that the liturgical renewal during the second half of the 20th century in many ways has come to constitute the liturgical thoughts behind new church buildings in Sweden. I have also found, that the pulpit in general since the 1950s has declined in importance. Although the liturgical movement initially gave it an... (More)
The purpose of this thesis is to illustrate theological and architectural currents, which have directly come to influence the pulpit in churches built since the 1950s. I have limited my presentation to include Swedish churches only. More specifically, I describe four prominent architects, and their design and placement of the pulpit. These are Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark and Jerk Alton.

In my thesis, I have found that the liturgical renewal during the second half of the 20th century in many ways has come to constitute the liturgical thoughts behind new church buildings in Sweden. I have also found, that the pulpit in general since the 1950s has declined in importance. Although the liturgical movement initially gave it an altered but still important role, I can state that the pulpit in newly built churches in most cases is replaced by a simple ambo. This is problematic, as the preached word historically has played a very significant role in the Swedish Lutheran Church. I have also found, that the studied architects have wanted to stand outside the contemporary architectural trends, in search of more persistent values. Also, I have found a clear connection between the pulpit or ambo, and the architect and his or hers personal conception of theology and liturgy. (Less)
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author
Wadelius, Jakob LU
supervisor
organization
course
TEOM55 20131
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Pulpit, Liturgical movement, Architecture, Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark, Jerk Alton, Swedish Lutheran Church
language
Swedish
id
3810760
date added to LUP
2013-06-18 11:03:47
date last changed
2015-12-14 13:36:07
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  abstract     = {The purpose of this thesis is to illustrate theological and architectural currents, which have directly come to influence the pulpit in churches built since the 1950s. I have limited my presentation to include Swedish churches only. More specifically, I describe four prominent architects, and their design and placement of the pulpit. These are Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark and Jerk Alton.

In my thesis, I have found that the liturgical renewal during the second half of the 20th century in many ways has come to constitute the liturgical thoughts behind new church buildings in Sweden. I have also found, that the pulpit in general since the 1950s has declined in importance. Although the liturgical movement initially gave it an altered but still important role, I can state that the pulpit in newly built churches in most cases is replaced by a simple ambo. This is problematic, as the preached word historically has played a very significant role in the Swedish Lutheran Church. I have also found, that the studied architects have wanted to stand outside the contemporary architectural trends, in search of more persistent values. Also, I have found a clear connection between the pulpit or ambo, and the architect and his or hers personal conception of theology and liturgy.},
  author       = {Wadelius, Jakob},
  keyword      = {Pulpit,Liturgical movement,Architecture,Rolf Bergh,Sigurd Lewerentz,Ove Hidemark,Jerk Alton,Swedish Lutheran Church},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Predikstolen som försvann - en studie av predikoplatsen hos Rolf Bergh, Sigurd Lewerentz, Ove Hidemark och Jerk Alton i den liturgiska förnyelsens kölvatten},
  year         = {2013},
}