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Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and Its Art Treasures
Abbot Suger on the Abbey Church of St. Denis and Its Art Treasures
by Ge Panofsky Soergal
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This revised edition incorporates the additions and corrections recorded by Erwin Panofsky until the time of his death in 1968. Gerda Panofsky-Soergel has updated the commentary in the light of new material, and the bibliography that she has prepared... (read more)

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Sister Wendy on the Art of Saints
Sister Wendy on the Art of Saints
by Wendy Beckett
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Imagine going on a tour of a world-class art museum with a talented and insightful curator. But instead of just focusing on the history, technique, and cultural significance of each piece, you have the opportunity to reflect on the spiritual aspects of... (read more)

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Theaters of Conversion (01 Edition)
Theaters of Conversion (01 Edition)
by Samuel Y. Edgerton
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Missionary friars arrived in New Spain in 1521 and related their own European architectural and visual arts styles to the tastes and expectations of native Indians, conceiving of conventos as a special architectural theater in which to carry out their... (read more)

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The Art of the Roman Missal, Third Edition
The Art of the Roman Missal, Third Edition
by Martin Erspamer
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Liturgical Press was among the few publishers that commissioned original artwork for its version of The Roman Missal, Third Edition. Those seventeen two-color illustrations by award-winning illustrator Martin Erspamer, OSB, of Saint Meinrad Archabbey... (read more)

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Crucifixion
Crucifixion
by Phaidon
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The tragic climax to the Gospel stories, the Crucifixion of Christ is the pivotal event of Christianity. In theological terms, it is God's sacrifice of Himself to redeem mankind; in human terms it is the ultimate tragedy and a hugely evocative symbol of... (read more)

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A Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols
A Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols
by Robert Beer
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The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols is a portal into the rich, multifaceted, and profound symbolism of Tibetan sacred art. Robert Beer provides a deep and encompassing insight into the vast array of symbols and attributes that appear within the... (read more)

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In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis: A Pop-Up Book
In the Beginning: The Art of Genesis: A Pop-Up Book
by Chuck Fischer
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An ingenious series of three-dimensional spreads with fold-outs and narrative booklets, IN THE BEGINNING shows how the timeless narratives of the Book of Genesis have inspired artists for thousands of years and continue to do so today. This spectacular... (read more)

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120 Great Paintings of the Life of Jesus Platinum DVD and Book with CDROM
120 Great Paintings of the Life of Jesus Platinum DVD and Book with CDROM
by Carol Belanger (edt) Grafton
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• PRINT! the images at poster size• CREATE! art, crafts, and web projects• PLAY! slideshow on a DVD playerThis sumptuously illustrated volume is a treasury of some of the most memorable scenes of the New Testament: From the Annunciation... (read more)

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The Icons of Their Bodies
The Icons of Their Bodies
by Henry Maguire
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The Byzantines surrounded themselves with their saints, invisible but constant companions, who were made visible by dreams, visions, and art. The composition and presentation of this imagined gallery followed a logical structure, a construct that was... (read more)

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Sacred Art of the Earth: Ancient and Contemporary Earthworks
Sacred Art of the Earth: Ancient and Contemporary Earthworks
by Maureen Korp
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Sacred Art of the Earth reviews historically indigenous land use in North America and analyzes theory of sacred place. It also presents a typology for describing sacred sites as physical places and situates the archaic experience of sacred place within... (read more)

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The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, and the Christian Community
The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, and the Christian Community
by Robin Margaret Jensen
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This series is designed to promote reflection on the history, theology, and practice of Christian worship and to stimulate worship renewal in Christian congregations. Written by pastoral worship leaders from diverse communities and scholars from a range... (read more)

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Angels: Messengers of the Gods (Art and Imagination)
Angels: Messengers of the Gods (Art and Imagination)
by Peter Lamborn Wilson
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Celestial emissaries have inspired artists from every tradition to create artwork and decoration for temples, tapestries, miniatures, and manuscripts. Here is a dazzling array of angels in art, folklore, literature, and scripture, around the world and... (read more)

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The Apse, the Image and the Icon: An Historical Perspective of the Apse as a Space for Images
The Apse, the Image and the Icon: An Historical Perspective of the Apse as a Space for Images
by Beat Brenk
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This book deals with the apse as a showcase for images in the early Christian and early Byzantine periods. Two opposed traditions, harking back to early imperial times, nourished the invention of the apse image: on the one hand there were statues in... (read more)

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The Caporali Missal: A Masterpiece of Renaissance Illumination
The Caporali Missal: A Masterpiece of Renaissance Illumination
by Stephen N. Fliegel
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A little-known and rediscovered illuminated manuscript from the Renaissance is the focal point of this enthralling exploration of Umbrian painting, the role of the Franciscan order, and the artists Bartolomeo and Giacepo Caporali. The Caporali Missal, a... (read more)

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The Beauty of Buddha
The Beauty of Buddha
by Sabine Meister
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The wise and watchful eyes of the Buddha stare down from countless temple paintings, immense stone sculptures, and elaborate woodblock prints, testament to a tradition that dates back more than 2,500 years. For millennia, some of the worlds foremost... (read more)

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Leonardo's Incessant Last Supper (01 Edition)
Leonardo's Incessant Last Supper (01 Edition)
by Steinberg
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andlt;Pandgt;A picture universally recognized, endlessly scrutinized and described, incessantly copied, adapted, lampooned: does Leonardo's near-ruined Last Supper still offer anything new to be seen or to be said? This book is a resounding Yes to both... (read more)

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The Zen Art Book: The Art of Enlightenment
The Zen Art Book: The Art of Enlightenment
by John Daido Loori
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When a Zen master puts brush to paper, the resulting image is an expression of the quality of his or her mind. It is thus a teaching,  intended to compassionately stop us in our tracks and to compel us to consider ultimate truth. Here, forty... (read more)

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The Art of Worship: Paintings, Prayers, and Readings for Meditation
The Art of Worship: Paintings, Prayers, and Readings for Meditation
by Nicholas Holtam
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In this beautifully illustrated book, the Reverend Nicholas Holtam-vicar of London's internationally renowned church St. Martin-in-the-Fields-presents his favorite paintings from the National Gallery, London, alongside religious commentary, Bible quotes,... (read more)

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Maria: Pope Benedict XVI on the Mother of God
Maria: Pope Benedict XVI on the Mother of God
by Pope Benedict Xvi
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This lavishly illustrated book features paintings, sculptures, and artwork of the Blessed Virgin Mary from all over the world. The pictures are accompanied by the profound writings and homilies of Pope Benedict XVI on the person of Mary.... (read more)

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Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images
Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images
by David Morgan
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Visual Piety is the first book to study the social function in American religious life of popular Christian images from eighteenth century America to the present.... (read more)

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