Pagodas and Cathedrals
Lecture no. 8 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Inventions are more than merely practical things. This lecture shows you the evolution of the pagoda and the cathedral, which grew out of the spiritual practices of East Asia and Europe, respectively, and how religious beliefs can inspire remarkable developments in engineering and architecture.