Oklahoma Mod in Faith & Form Magazine

by Lynne Rostochil

I had never heard of Faith & Form magazine until I came across a couple of issues at an estate sale awhile back.  It was especially exciting to open this October 1969 issue and find an Oklahoma building inside and also to read an article by my favorite architectural photographer and pal, Julius Shulman.  So, I snapped it up, of course, and will share it with you here.  This issue features the winners of the annual National Liturgical Conference’s design competition and Murray Jones Murray’s Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Miami made the cut. Here it is, along with the other winners:

It looks like the church is still around and is in good condition — view it here.

And here’s Shulman’s article about his view of church design at the end of the decade — it’s good stuff: