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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
In the hauntingly beautiful sculptures of Tilmann Riemenschneider, the Late Gothic art of Germany achieved its highest expression. Now, for the first time in English, the eminent art historian Justus Bier accords Riemenschneider the extended attention he so richly deserves. Riemenschneider ( ca. 1460--1531) holds a pivotal place in the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The intersection of law and religion is a growing area of study for academics working in both subject areas. This book draws together research on several collisions between the two arenas, including a study of religious clauses in the US constitution and the interplay between religion and law in Canada, Australia and South Africa. With an emphasis... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 39.95
Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make expresses your spiritual belief? On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art explores the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 13.99
The artist was Caravaggio, a master of the Italian Baroque. He was a genius, a revolutionary painter, and a man beset by personal demons. Four hundred years ago, he drank and brawled in the taverns and streets of Rome, moving from one rooming house to another, constantly in and out of jail, all the while painting works of transcendent emotional and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99
Between the 13th and 15th centuries images of a wounded and bloody Christ proliferated in England. This work finds that in their encounters with the wounded Jesus - the Saviour whose blood nurtures, feeds, and heals human persons - medieval believers found a God of mercy and love. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 73.99
In many of the world's religions, both polytheistic and monotheistic, a seemingly enigmatic and paradoxical image is found--that of the god who worships. Various interpretations of this seeming paradox have been advanced. Some suggest that it represents sacrifice to a higher deity. Proponents of anthropomorphic projection say that the gods are... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99
C. S. Lewis is a beloved writer and thinker and arguably the most important Christian intellectual of the twentieth century. His groundbreaking children's series The Chronicles of Narnia , lucid nonfiction titles such as Mere Christianity and The Problem of Pain , and thought-provoking fiction, including The Screwtape Letters and The Great... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 79.99
Deep Down Things: Essays on Catholic Culture explores common threads that characterize Catholicism. The contributors look successively at Catholic culture and everyday life, Catholic culture and the imaginative life, and Catholic culture and postmodern life (where individual conscience, skepticism, and relativism challenge Church authority and... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 216.00
Provides a comprehensive analysis and chronology of the earliest known stone sculptures from the north Indian city of Mathura, dating prior to the famous Kushan period. This volume includes numerous attributions of objects based primarily on epigraphic and visual analysis. more...