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churches


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churches

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Buildings for public Christian worship that are distinguished historically from chapels and oratories, which are buildings that are in some respect private, or not public in the widest sense. Church architecture generally somewhat follows standard models, which vary depending upon the date, location, and characteristics of the congregation.

Variations

tabernacles (churches)

Tabernacles

Half-timbered churches

Congregational churches

Churches, Catholic

Churches, Baptist

Churches, Anglican

Christian Science church buildings

Catholic church buildings

Anglican church buildings

church buildings

Churches, Presbyterian

Churches, Orthodox Eastern

Churches, Mormon

Churches, Mennonite

Churches, Lutheran

church architecture

architecture, church

Churches, Quaker

Unitarian Universalist churches

Churches, reformed

Church facilities

Baptist church buildings

Churches, Protestant

Churches, Methodist

Churches, Christian Science

buildings, church

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church architecture

church buildings

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