Novos Estudos - CEBRAP
Print version ISSN 0101-3300
BASTIDE, Roger. Variações sobre a porta barroca. Novos estud. - CEBRAP [online]. 2006, n.75, pp. 129-137. ISSN 0101-3300. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-33002006000200009.
First published in French in the second issue of Habitat (São Paulo, 1951), with photographs by Pierre Verger, "Variações sobre a porta barroca" is an essay that is representative of Roger Bastides work in Brazil. Taking churches in Bahia and Pernambuco as an example, the author formulates challenging interpretations about the sociologial function of the door and ornaments during Baroque period in Brazil.
Keywords : Baroque door; religiosity; sociology of religion; Brazilian Baroque.