Our Guest Posts


One of the signs that the Via Lucis community has grown is the number of guest writers who have added their experience, knowledge, and talent to the site in the last year or so. Here is an overview of those contributors with a preview of some others who will follow. We encourage you to take the time to review these interesting and informative posts.

Jong-Soung Kimm

We are honored that Jong-Soung Kimm has written eight posts of churches in Spain and Germany. His passion and knowledge of medieval architecture, combined with fine photography, have contributed considerably to Via Lucis.

Jong-Soung Kimm

Jong-Soung Kimm

Biographical sketch

Monasterio Santa Maria de Vilabertran (Girona)

La Iglesia del Santo Sepulcro, Torres del Rio (Navarra)

La Iglesia del Crucifijo, Puente la Reina (Navarra)

The Abbey Church of San Salvador de Leyre (Navarra)

The Cistercian Abbey Church of Otterberg

The Cathedral Saint Peter of Worms

Saint Michael’s Church, Hildesheim

Abbey Church of St. Servatius, Quedlinburg

Douglas Read

Douglas Read is a Scottish architect with a practice of restoration and conservation of buildings of historical importance. His post “Theories of Architectural Conservation” is one of the most popular on the Via Lucis site.

Douglas Read (RIAS)

Douglas Read (RIAS)

Biographical sketch

Theories of Architectural Conservation








Dr. Janet Marquardt

Dr. Marquardt is one of the authorities on the work of Angelico Surchamp and the Editions Zodiaque.

Dr. Janet Marquardt

Dr. Janet Marquardt

Biographical sketch

Editions Zodiaque




Albert Pinto

Mr. Pinto’s work concentrates on an anthropological approach to the interpretation of medieval religious image.

Albert Pinto

Albert Pinto

Biographical sketch

Grandeur and Misery






Salvador Penaloza

Mr. Penaloza is a photographer from Mexico who documents many of the historic churches of his native country.

Salvador Penaloza

Salvador Penaloza

Churches in Mexico










AND COMING NEXT

Sara Lutan-Hassner

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Lutan-Hassner, a lecturer in Art History at Tel Aviv University and a specialist in medieval art history, will be contributing a new post on the Collégiale de Candes-Saint-Martin.

Sara Lutan-Hassner

Sara Lutan-Hassner

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