Gospel Figures In Art


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In viewing the great works of sacred Western art, many people find difficulty in understanding the stories and identifying the figures portrayed in them. This informative guide decodes these often-mysterious scenes and reveals a vibrant world of images from the Christian tradition for museum visitors, students, and art enthusiasts alike. Gospel Figures in Art examines depictions of stories and figures from both the New Testament's canonical gospels (the books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) and the apocryphal gospels (early Christian writings excluded from the New Testament because of their unsubstantiated authorship), which served as rich sources of inspiration for medieval and Renaissance artists. Illustrated with masterpieces from many of the world's premier museums, the art works provided as visual references are carefully analyzed. Sections are devoted to the principal figures in the life of Jesus Christ-his family and the evangelists-and to the major biographical turning points: his birth and baptism, his public life, the miracles and good deeds he performed, his crucifixion, resurrection, and the events that followed. This indispensable resource makes the icons and narratives of sacred art come to life.

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Author by Stefano Zuffi
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 089236727X

Death And Resurrection In Art


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"This book will examine the iconography of death as well as that of its symbolic opposite - resurrection and rebirth."-Introduction.

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Author by Enrico De Pascale
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 9780892369478

The Beginning Of Jesus Ministry According To Mark S Gospel 1 14 3 6


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Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral--Gregorian University, 1987).

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Author by Scaria Kuthirakkattel
Genre eBook Bibles
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ISBN Number 8876531238

The Gospel Magazine And Theological Review Ser 5 Vol 3 No 1 July 1874


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ISBN Number OXFORD:590428378

The Neapolitan Cr Che At The Art Institute Of Chicago


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The 18th-century Neapolitan cr�che at the Art Institute of Chicago, which contains over 200 figures arranged in a panorama of street life, represents the pinnacle of a rich artistic heritage. This luxurious catalogue is the first to study the cr�che in the context of art and music history. Essays explore the Neapolitan cr�che tradition and examine the design of Chicago's example with reference to other important cr�ches in Europe and the United States. Entries on individual figures identify the characters and types they represent, as well as their social and historical meaning and religious significance. Other entries address groups of figures, animals, and cultural themes present in the cr�che. Together the essays and entries highlight the astonishing realism and potent symbolism of these figures, which range from heavenly angels and the Holy Family around the manger to street vendors and revelers feasting, drinking, and dancing in a tavern.

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Author by Sylvain Bellenger
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ISBN Number 9780300222357

Music In Art


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From ancient sculptures to Renaissance paintings & modern art, this volume explores the depiction of music, musical instruments & musical performance in Western art through the ages.

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Author by Alberto Ausoni
Genre eBook Art
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ISBN Number 9780892369652

Celtic And Anglo Saxon Art


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Much of early medieval Celtic and Anglo-Saxon art is based on the display of motifs – key, interlacing, spiral and zoomorphic – in well-defined panels in simple and complex arrays. A study of the arrangement of the panels and the fine detail of the motifs indicates that the artists relied on geometric methods and principles first used by Egyptians and Greeks. This book reflects Derek Hull’s life-long interest in interpreting the exciting and exotic patterns revealed by scientific studies using light and electron microscopes. His interest in Celtic and Anglo-Saxon art started with a casual observation of an interlacing pattern on an early medieval stone cross set in a churchyard. There followed many years of exploration of art in metal, stone and vellum from all parts of the British Isles and Ireland, resulting in some fascinating discoveries. Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Art reveals new and intriguing facets of these works that add to our appreciation of the beauty of the art and the skills of the artists. "This is a book for lovers of Celtic art, design and calligraphy, and will both delight and captivate... A must-have for both the cognoscenti and enthusiasts of Celtic religious art."—Cambria

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Author by Derek Hull
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ISBN Number 085323549X

Evangelical Christians And Popular Culture


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This three-volume collection demonstrates the depth and breadth of evangelical Christians' consumption, critique, and creation of popular culture, and how evangelical Christians are both influenced by—and influence—mainstream popular culture, covering comic books to movies to social media.

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Author by Robert Woods
Genre eBook Social Science
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ISBN Number 9780313386541

The Fifth Gospel


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This is a new type of commentary on some of the most familiar language and imagery in the Bible, showing how Isaiah has been used by Christians in all kinds of contexts up to the present. There is much interest in reader-response, the history of interpretation and the sociology of sacred texts--in what the text does as much as what it means. With full documentation and illustrations, Sawyer gives an insight into Isaiah's influence, from the cult of the Virgin Mary and anti-Semitism to Christian feminism and liberation theology.

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Author by John F. A. Sawyer
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 0521565960

Archives Of Asian Art


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