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so much writings on church background were involved in most cases with church hierarchy, and with theology, liturgy and canon legislations. This publication appears on the church 'from below', from the bottom stratum of its supplier - the parish - within which the church construction is obvious because the parishioners' handiwork and as a mirrored image of neighborhood pop culture. The publication discusses in flip the beginning and improvement of the method of precisely-defined parishes, their functionality - by way of economics and team of workers - and the church textile which embodied the aspirations of parishioners, who observed the church extra as an expression in their cultural and social hopes than because the embodiment in their religion. The booklet ends with the failure of the parish to fulfill all of its responsibilities - social, governmental and spiritual - from the overdue eighteenth century onwards.

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