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Virgin of Guadalupe: Art and Legend
Virgin of Guadalupe: Art and Legend
by John Annerino
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The Virgin of Guadalu pe is a brilliant art book that celebrates a popular cultural icon, a venerable symbol of compassion, hope, and humility-and one of the most popular pieces of ancient art ever created. Featuring color photographs, bilingual English... (read more)

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Saints: Men and Women of Exceptional Faith
Saints: Men and Women of Exceptional Faith
by Jacques Duquesne
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This engaging analysis of the evolving role of sainthood recounts the lives of the most influential figures from the Old Testament to the present day. Jacques Duquesne demystifies the notions of sainthood, martyrdom, beatification, and canonization... (read more)

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My Life's Labyrinth: A Journey Through Life with Jesus
My Life's Labyrinth: A Journey Through Life with Jesus
by Iris M. Ford
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My Life's Labyrinth covers a fascinating journey as we walk through life with Jesus Christ. It lifts our feelings when we're down and encourages our beliefs when we're searching. It makes each day a great discovery as Jesus goes before us organizing our... (read more)

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Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art
Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art
by Lee I. Levine
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A new type of Jewish art emerged in Late Antiquity, when artists produced visual depictions that had not existed earlier within a Jewish context—figural images (including pagan motifs), biblical scenes, and religious symbols. Visual Judaism... (read more)

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Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art
Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art
by Jeffrey Spier
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Picturing the Bible explores the vast tradition of Christian art at its very beginnings in the third century A.D., just as Christianity was emerging from its outlawed, clandestine status to become the state religion of the Roman Empire. What images did... (read more)

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Christmas Past
Christmas Past
by Barbara Hallman Kissinger
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More than 200 colorful illustrations, dating from the Victorian age through the early twentieth century, celebrate Christmas traditions of years gone by. These beautiful illustrations, which originally appeared in calendars, advertisements, and greeting... (read more)

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Art: For Whom and for What?
Art: For Whom and for What?
by Brian Keeble
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As the title suggests, we are here addressing the most fundamental questions: Who is man? What is art? What is the bond that unites man, nature and art? The argument at the heart of this book is that what should be common to all men and women-a natural... (read more)

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The Spirituality of Art
The Spirituality of Art
by Lois Huey-heck
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Centuries ago we shared a common visual language. The meaning of symbols, colors and patterns was understood by our largely pre-literate population and much of the art was religious and spiritual. Back then we knew how to "read" the language of the... (read more)

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Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living and Dying (Art and Imagination)
Books of the Dead: Manuals for Living and Dying (Art and Imagination)
by Stanislav. Grof
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Shamans and mystics seeking to enter the afterlife by "dying before dying" have inspired Books of the Dead across continents and millennia, from Egypt and Tibet to Europe and the Americas. Stanislav Grof suggests that these depictions, ritual manuals... (read more)

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The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion
The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion
by Leo Steinberg
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The second edition of The Sexuality of Christ in Renaissance Art and in Modern Oblivion -- doubled in size by the addition of a "Retrospect" -- expands the now classic original text in three directions. It brings in a host of confirming images; deepens... (read more)

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The Passion and Exaltation of Jesus: A Series of Oil Paintings and Related Bible Quotations of Jesus' Last Few Days on Earth Covering His Trial, Cruci
The Passion and Exaltation of Jesus: A Series of Oil Paintings and Related Bible Quotations of Jesus' Last Few Days on Earth Covering His Trial, Cruci
by Billy F. Baumann
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Georgia Jensen and friend, Ellie Forsythe, find themselves embroiled in another suspicious death when Georgia, against her better judgment, agrees to speak at a symposium for historians. The most Georgia expected was publicity for her one- Hoping the... (read more)

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Saints, Signs, and Symbols: The Symbolic Language of Christian Art
Saints, Signs, and Symbols: The Symbolic Language of Christian Art
by Hilarie Cornwell
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This thoroughly updated and comprehensive new edition enhances the well-loved and often-used earlier work as a guide to symbolism in Christian liturgical art, architecture, manuscripts, stained glass, and more.The new book is more heavily pictorial in an... (read more)

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Visualizing Belief and Piety in Iranian Shiism
Visualizing Belief and Piety in Iranian Shiism
by Ingvild Flaskerud
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The representation of prophets and saints in Islam is erroneously considered nonexistent by many scholars of Islam, Muslims, and the general public. The issue is often dealt with superficially without attention to its deep roots in piety and religiosity.... (read more)

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God in the Gallery (08 Edition)
God in the Gallery (08 Edition)
by Siedell
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Is contemporary art a friend or foe of Christianity? Art historian, critic, and curator Daniel Siedell, addresses this question and presents a framework for interpreting art from a Christian worldview in God in the Gallery: A Christian Embrace of Modern... (read more)

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Saints and Their Symbols
Saints and Their Symbols
by Rosa Giorgi
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Saints are often depicted with particular objects that played a dramatic role in their lives, and these objects or characteristics have become symbolic of the saints and can be used to identify them in art. For instance, Saint Catherine of Alexandria is... (read more)

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Angels
Angels
by Marco Bussagli
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From the same series as Abrams' successful Saints: A Year in Faith and Art comes Angels: Heavenly Messengers, with representations of these celestial heralds from early Christian mosaics to the paintings of Marc Chagall. Art historian Marco Bussagli has... (read more)

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Annunciation (00 Edition)
Annunciation (00 Edition)
by Hastings
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Over 100 masterpieces of art presenting the Annunciation throughout history, from 440 AD to the 20th century.... (read more)

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The Art of the Saint John's Bible: The Complete Reader's Guide
The Art of the Saint John's Bible: The Complete Reader's Guide
by Susan Sink
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From the time that pages of The Saint John's Bible began touring in major exhibitions nearly a decade ago, people have been moved, captivated, and inspired by this stunning work of modern sacred art. But they often have questions about the illuminations... (read more)

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William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrated (08 Edition)
William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrated (08 Edition)
by William Blake
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Dante's Divine Comedy captivated medieval readers, and each successive era remains spellbound by its sublime portraits of Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. In the early nineteenth century, one of England's great epic poets paid tribute to the Italian master's... (read more)

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Art of the Cross
Art of the Cross
by Mary Emmerling
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Illuminated by succinct text that discusses the cross throughout history, this simple yet powerful book captures the timeless symbol which predates Christianity in cultures around the world, and has been used as a religious symbol and as an ornament from... (read more)

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