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The Many Faces of Christ: Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300
The Many Faces of Christ: Portraying the Holy in the East and West, 300 to 1300
by Michele Bacci
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Thanks to current portrayals of Jesus of Nazareth, we are apt to think of him as having long hair and a short beard. But, the holy scriptures do not describe Christand#8217;s physiognomy, and his representations are inconsistent in early Christian and... (read more)

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Monasteries and Monastic Orders: 2000 Years of Christian Art and Culture
Monasteries and Monastic Orders: 2000 Years of Christian Art and Culture
by Kristina Kruger
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How did the monks, nuns, and hermits live? What rules did they agree to obey? To what extent were they able to uphold those ideals in reality? What was the relationship between the monasteries and worldly authorities? And what was the source of the power... (read more)

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Mirror of the Buddha: Early Portraits from Tibet
Mirror of the Buddha: Early Portraits from Tibet
by David Paul Jackson
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In their art, Tibetans aimed at faithfully transmitting and preserving Buddhism as a spiritual discipline as they had learned it from earlier teachers. Each thangka painting was a small contribution to the larger cause of keeping Buddhism alive and... (read more)

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The Lord's in the Viewfinder
The Lord's in the Viewfinder
by Arthur Spray
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A little explanation is needed, before I continue this book I believe strongly in the holy trinity. I guess this has not been shown enough in the way I Worship. I don't wear my love on my sleeve It's in my heart and soul. I have tried to be as honest and... (read more)

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Understanding Early Christian Art (00 Edition)
Understanding Early Christian Art (00 Edition)
by Robin Margaret Jensen
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Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity... (read more)

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Illustrated History of Christianity
Illustrated History of Christianity
by Franklin H. Littell
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Atlases that represent the first 1500 years of Christianity can, for the most part, safely rely on ethnic and national boundaries to provide the basic context for the maps and drawings that illustrate change. Yet as one approaches the modern period, when... (read more)

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Studies in Religion and the Arts #08: Modernism, Christianity and Apocalypse
Studies in Religion and the Arts #08: Modernism, Christianity and Apocalypse
by Matthew Feldman Edited By Eric Tonning, And David Addyman.
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Editors Tonning, Feldman, and Addyman present students, academics, and researchers with a collection of academic essays focused on the comparable and contrasting traits of the fields Modernism and Christianity, and Apocalypse Studies. The nineteen... (read more)

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The History of the Church Through 100 Masterpieces
The History of the Church Through 100 Masterpieces
by Jacques Duquesne
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"Designed to highlight the deeper meanings in 100 paintings, reproduced here, that were inspired by events in Christian history; the authors provide brief descriptions of each painting to discuss both the historical events and the religious and cultural... (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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Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition
Art and Faith in Mexico: The Nineteenth-Century Retablo Tradition
by Elizabeth Zarur
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Studies retablos, sacred paintings on tin, from the standpoint of art history, history, anthropology, folk art, and religion to bring a new understanding and appreciation.... (read more)

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Picturing the Bible (09 Edition)
Picturing the Bible (09 Edition)
by 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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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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Tiffany's Swedenborgian Angels: Stained Glass Windows Representing the Seven Churches from the Book of Revelation
Tiffany's Swedenborgian Angels: Stained Glass Windows Representing the Seven Churches from the Book of Revelation
by Mary Lou Bertucci
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The seven full-length windows featured in this volume were created by Louis Comfort Tiffany, and were given by the Swedenborgian church of Glendale, Ohio to the one in Cincinnati in 1902. That church was torn down in 1964 and the windows stored in... (read more)

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Images of Enlightenment (06 Edition)
Images of Enlightenment (06 Edition)
by Landaw
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One of the most striking aspects of Tibetan Buddhism is its wealth of visual imagery. Ranging from the tranquility of a serenely poised meditator to the dynamic energy of apparently wrathful figures, this vivid and diverse imagery often leaves Western... (read more)

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Chinese Religious Art
Chinese Religious Art
by Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky
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Chinese Religious Art is a broad survey of the origins and development of the various forms of artistic expression of Chinese religions. This survey of icons, temples, and rituals reveals the varied ways the Chinese expressed the presence of the divine... (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 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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