• Apse of Hidden Church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Hidden church with apse stretching onto the street.
    • Apse of Il Gesu 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Apse of Sant' Andrea della Valle 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      With better lighting the apse with it's fresco of St. Andrew being martyred on his x shaped cross becomes apparent.
    • Apse of Sant'Agnese 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Apse of church with door leading into the balcony.
    • Apse of Santa Croce 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Apse of Santa Maria dell 'Anima 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      On the right side of the apse is the tomb of the Pope Adrian VI, 1522-1523. As a reforming Pope his Pontificate was brief and he was the last non-Italian pope until the election of John Paul II in 1978.
    • Apse of St. John 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Apse Panagia Gorgoepikoos 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Exterior view of the apse.
    • Apse St. Paul's 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The apse mosaics are by Edward Burne-Jones.
    • Apse, Sant Ivo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The apse of Borromini's masterpiece.
    • Arch and Apse Mosaics at Santa Maria in Trastevere 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Basilica A Ambo with Apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1988)
      Basilica A ambo with the apse on the background.
    • Basilica A Exonarthex 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Basilica A exonarthex and foreground with narthex and apse in the distance.
    • Basilica of Christ Interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Interior of the Basilica of Christ with apse in the background.
    • Bishop Honorius at the foot of Christ 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Directly below the throne is Christ's representative the bishop. Close-up of Pope Honorius kissing the foot of the enthroned Christ in the apse mosaic of San Paolo fuori le mura.
    • The chair of St. Peter beneath the Gloria 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      At the head of the apse, where mass is frequently said, we find the throne of St. Peter in Glory held up by the four doctors of the Church: St. Augustine St. Ambrose, St. Athansius, and John Chrysostom. These four doctors ...
    • The choir and the Apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      Medium shot of the marbled floor, the choir, and the Apse
    • Christ enthroned 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1971)
      Beyond the arch and in the apse is an even more obvious portrayal of the enthroned Christ. Enthroned Christ in the apse mosaic of San Paolo fuori le mura.
    • Christ Enthroned Apse of Santa Croce 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
    • Church of the Twelve Apostles, the Apse 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Medium shot of the apse of the Church of the Twelve