Synopses & Reviews
In Image and Spirit, Karen Stone provides a theological and aesthetic background for understanding art as an embodiment of the transcendent. Geared to the general reader, the book helps the reader develop the ability to look at artwork of all styles and from all periods, and interpret and appreciate them from a spiritual perspective. Image and Spirit also explores the communal aspect of art -- it can be a prophetic voice that challenges, mobilizes, and sensitizes us, and it can be a pastoral tool that enriches the spiritual and aesthetic journey of a community of faith.
This handy guidebook provides an overview of the elements of art and helps readers develop the ability to interpret and appreciate art or all styles from a spiritual perspective.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-161).