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The art of sunlight

I’ve spent my fair share in churches in different seasons and watched as sunlight touched the windows and fell inside. Sometimes, I would squint my eyes as the beam reflected on the white walls of a modern church. At others, I’d watch the dust specks frolick around in the soft light of the beam falling on ancient walls and flagstones. Here’s a fine read on medievalists.net about the architecture and location of churches – especially in Eastern Europe – related to the use of sunlight!