• Floral plantings surrounding church 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The rich plantings of flowers soften the view of the exterior.
    • St. Winfried, Bonn, Germany 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Kurt Kleefisch, architect
    • Ferrohouse gardens 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Along Lake Lucern.
    • St. Jean 1965-1967 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Pierre Pinsart, architect. The church was built between 1965-1967. The church is within the diocese of Paris but located in the suburb of Antony.
    • Church of Notre Dame du Raincy, France, 192-1923 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Auguste Perret, architect. The interfaith form on religion, art, and architecture (IFRAA) requested Professor Donald J Bruggink, honor member of IFRAA, to prepare and conduct a post conference European seminar on church ...
    • Chapel Bridge, Lucerne 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The great Jesuit Church is seen in the distance to the right of the entrance to the bridge.
    • Church of Notre Dame du Chêne, 1960-1966 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Louis, Luc, and Thierry Sainsaliu, architects.
    • Interior of the Evangelischer Versöhnungskirche 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The warmth of the wood of the pews together with the stained glass floor-to-ceiling windows give some relief from the bare concrete walls which nonetheless give a certain aura of austere majesty. The altar/table is off the ...
    • The liturgical center 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      While the Pantelicon marble walls are white from the exterior, when viewed from the interior, the 28 millimeter thick panels are translucent, the limitation of film in 1984 results in an accurate color rendition of the ...
    • Main entry, rectory, and parish premises 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
    • Organ casework 

      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.
    • Overview of Great Church Room 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      An overview of Great church room offers a rationale of the interior. Central in the photo is the baptismal font, to the left is the high dominant pulpit, and below it the lectern. The projection in the corner leads to the ...
    • Leger tapestry and glass 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      While highly abstract, the tapestry and glass offer ample room for interpretation as is obvious from the grapes for the Eucharist and the fish from the feeding of the five thousand.
    • Perimeter chapel 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      A perimeter chapel has a great structure of the tree of life including a Madonna and Child with candles, flowers, and fabric manor.
    • Detail of pews and structure 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      While the balconies might be a challenge for arthritic knees they would be great fun for children and teens.
    • Koln Cathedral Nave 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      The soaring nave with the maximum wall space given to glass is made possible by the flying buttresses.
    • Maria Konigen (1952-1954) 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Dominikus Bohm, architect
    • Traditional pews 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      Some of the pews are obviously from the earlier traditional church.
    • House of the Symbols 

      Bruggink, Donald J. (Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan), 1984)
      See previous photo and commentary