Spring as a Metaphor in Calendars of Faith

As the Earth’s southern hemisphere hastens its advance into Fall, with days becoming shorter and cooler, in the northern hemisphere we emerge from the deep freeze of Winter into the thaw of Spring, the season associated with rebirth. It is no coincidence that this is also the point that Christians emerge from the Lenten season […]

Faith & Form at 50

“Faith & Form remains one of the singular professional publications dedicated solely to discussions of liturgical architecture and art in the United States. In an age of ubiquitous digital media, nebulous opinion, and piecemeal conversations, Faith & Form provides a needed and rare hard-copy and editorially-driven presentation. Indeed, this guidance that professional sources provide regarding liturgical art and […]

Sacred Walking Tour in Philadelphia

Join Faith & Form and Partners for Sacred Places for a walking tour of some of Philadelphia’s outstanding sacred buildings on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 before the Annual Faith & Form/IFRAA Awards Presentation at 6:00PM at the AIA National Convention in the City of Brotherly Love. The tour will start at Shiloh Baptist Church at 21st and […]

Dream to Reality

Congregations, clergy, and others who require religious buildings and art now operate in a world where there are many different ways to realize a project. What are these techniques to realizing the dream, and the advantages and disadvantages of each? How do project teams work together, and how are congregations and clergy involved? What are […]

Betty Herndon Meyer, 1919-2012

Former Faith & Form editor Betty Herndon Meyer passed away on August 31 at her home in Auburndale, Massachusetts. She was 93. Betty served as Editor-in-Chief of Faith & Form from 1980 until 2001, when she became Editor Emeritus, and wrote a regular column, “Just One More Thing.” Her last column was published in the […]

Enjoying the Passage of Time

Editor’s Note: With Betty Meyer’s passing, we felt it would be appropriate to reprint her final column with us, a farewell to her readers and the publication she loved so much. This column appeared in Volume 44, Issue 2, in June of 2011. Lately, I’ve seen a spate of books aimed at assuring older people […]