• The 12th century choir surmounting the martyeria 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The oval entry at the bottom of the photo leads to the martyerium. It is surmounted by an altar for contemporary worship. Above that is the 12th century choir and Baldanquin with gold crown and angels standing over the high altar.
    • Adoration of the Magi 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The adoration of the Magi above the high altar was painted by Giacinto Gimignani 1634.
    • Altar above Martyr's Sarcophagus at St. Lorenzo 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      The altar elevated above the sarcophagus of the martyr clearly visible from the nave of the church.
    • Altar and chapel for the reserved host 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
    • Altar and nave at Sant' Apollinare 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Side view shot of altar and nave in Sant' Apollinare.
    • Altar and nave of Sant' Apollinare in Classe 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Altar shown in the nave of Sant' Apollinare. Note the typical early altar with stone legs but now with a box for the relics of the martyr directly under the table top.
    • Altar Hagios, Nikolaos Orfanos 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (1984)
      Shot of the altar, at St. Nicholas Orphanos, through the iconostasis; the Holy Door is open.
    • Altar, apse, and Bishop's chair 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Again, the imperial iconography is clear, for even as the Caesar sat in his basilica to deliver the law, and even as every business and governmental transaction to be legal had to take place in a basilica before a ...
    • Altar/table 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1968)
      Progression in the veneration of martyrs now begins to bring the remains of the martyr from a catacomb beneath the high altar into the church itself. Here we see the very early form of the altar/table with four stone legs ...
    • Altar/table and crucifix 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
    • Altar/table and tapestry 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Influenced by the liturgical renewal that later had such an impact on Vatican II the altar/table is indeed a table in appearance.
    • Altar/table, font, and pulpit 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      From the baptismal font in the foreground, right, one sees the altar on the axis of the church. A pulpit is on the left.
    • American Lutheran Church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-30)
      Sanctuary with stained glass windows by Willett Studios.
    • American Lutheran Church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-30)
      Church room from behind table.
    • Apse and high altar 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 19)
      An excellence example of Baroque decoration.
    • Avedøre Kirke interior 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-17)
      Church room with baptismal font, altar/table, pulpit, organ and tapestry.
    • Bagsværd Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-18)
      Altar/Communion table.
    • Bagsværd Kirke 

      Ream, James T., FAIA (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-18)
      The principle church room in transverse layout, with litugical center to the left of photo along the long wall. The beautiful natural light is the result of the coffered ceiling.
    • Baptistery 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Dahinden has again provided a running water baptistery. Here the water pouring from the sprout into a circular bowl is clearly visible and makes its presents audibly known throughout the service. In the photo, the corner ...
    • Bekkefaret Kirke 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan) in partnership with Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan), 1990-09-25)
      Sanctuary interior with liturgical center. The altar table is surrounded by the pulpit to the left and the organ to the right with the table accented by the tapestry of the risen Christ with the cross. The communal nature ...