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  • Lit!by Tony Reinke

    Crossway 2011; US$ 16.99

    Sounds the call for Christians to reclaim the priority, privilege, and practice of reading. Reinke reminds us that God is the author of all knowledge, and it is his light we seek in all our reading. more...

  • The Living Icon in Byzantium and Italyby Paroma Chatterjee

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 80.00

    Explores the development and diffusion of the vita image which emerged in Byzantium in the twelfth century and spread to Italy and beyond. more...

  • Painterly Perspective and Pietyby John F. Moffitt

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 45.00

    While the Renaissance is generally perceived to be a secular movement, the majority of large artworks executed in 15th century Italy were from ecclesiastical commissions. Because of the nature of primarily basilica-plan churches, a parishioner's view was directed by the diminishing parallel lines formed by the walls of the structure. Appearing... more...

  • Roman Mosaicsby Joseph Wilpert

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 15.95

    In many of the Italian Christian churches in the vicinity of Rome, mosaics were an important aspect of decoration. This full-color collection includes some of the finest examples of those mosaics. Filled with scenes taken directly from biblical myth and literature, the book spotlights more than sixty mosaic masterpieces created by Italian craftsmen... more...

  • Szimbolizmusby Nathalia Brodskaya; Nándor Balikó

    Parkstone International 2013; US$ 8.95

    A szimbolizmus az 1880-as évekt?l kezdve bontakozott ki Franciaországban, és a 20. század elejéig Európa-szerte virágzott. A szimbolistákat leny?gözték az ?si mítoszok, megpróbáltak kiszabadulni a tudomány által az emberiségre ráer?szakolt racionális gondolkodás alól. A látható és kézzelfogható világot igyekeztek a szellemi létbe helyezni, hogy eljussanak... more...

  • Theology and the Artsby Ruth Illman; W. Alan Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book brings the emerging fields of practical theology and theology of the arts into a dialogue beyond the bias of modern systematic and constructive theology. The authors draw upon postmodern, post-secular, feminist, liberation, and dialogical/dialectical philosophy and theology, and their critiques of the narrow modern emphases on reason and... more...

  • Tibetan Religious Artby Antoinette K. Gordon

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    Over 50 years after its first publication this work remains a vital and useful survey. Assembled by an anthropologist at the American Museum of Natural History, it features artwork from that institution's extensive collections, in addition to seldom-seen Tibetan artifacts from other museums and private collections. Following an informative overview... more...

  • Tod und Jenseits in der Kunstby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Seit Grabdenkmäler auf den Gräbern errichtet wurden, hat die Vorstellung vom Tod und vom Leben nach dem Tod einen wichtigen Stellenwert in der Kunstwelt erlangt. Der Tod, eine unbegrenzte Inspirationsquelle, in der Künstler nach dem Ausdruck des Unendlichen suchen können, ist das Motiv zahlreicher mysteriöser und unterschiedlicher Darstellungen. Das... more...

  • William Blake's Divine Comedy Illustrationsby William Blake

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 19.95

    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 19th century, one of England's great epic poets paid tribute to the Italian master's work. Gifted at both poetry and painting, William Blake transformed more than a hundred of Dante's... more...

  • Apocalypseby Camille Flammarion

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The final book of the Bible, known both as The Book of Revelation and The Apocalypse of John, is a prophesy of the events that will occur at the end of time. During the Middle Ages, in a society which held a deep belief in God and was mainly ruled by religious authorities, this apocalyptic theme recurs in art, through various media, including tapestries,... more...