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  • 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...

  • Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Miltonby Kenneth J.E. Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton studies the relationship between English poetry and church discipline in four carefully chosen bodies of poetry written between the Reformation and the death of John Milton. Its primary goal is to fill a gap in the field of Protestant poetics, which has never produced a study focused on the way... more...

  • Walsingham and the English Imaginationby Gary Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Drawing on history, art history, literary criticism and theory, gender studies, theology and psychoanalysis, this interdisciplinary study analyzes the cultural significance of the Shrine of our Lady of Walsingham, medieval England's most significant pilgrimage site devoted to the Virgin Mary, which was revived in the twentieth century, and in 2006... more...

  • Art of Siberiaby Valentina Gorbatcheva; Marina Federova

    Parkstone International 2016; US$ 9.95

    The art of Siberia is a fascinating subject, and the artifacts discovered in the hidden archives of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg are nothing less than extraordinary. Artwork, day-to-day subjects and photos dating from the turn of the century all represent the testimonies of the Siberian people who refused to yield to the hegemony... more...

  • Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Cultureby Tonya J. Moutray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    In eighteenth-century literature, negative representations of Catholic nuns and convents were pervasive. Yet, during the politico-religious crises initiated by the French Revolution, a striking literary shift took place as British writers championed the cause of nuns, lauded their socially relevant work, and addressed the attraction of the convent... more...

  • Between the Image and the Wordby Trevor Hart

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    The central contention of Christian faith is that in the incarnation the eternal Word or Logos of God himself has taken flesh, so becoming for us the image of the invisible God. Our humanity itself is lived out in a constant to-ing and fro-ing between materiality and immateriality. Imagination, language and literature each have a vital part to play... more...

  • Icons in Time, Persons in Eternityby C.A. Tsakiridou

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity presents a critical, interdisciplinary examination of contemporary theological and philosophical studies of the Christian image and redefines this within the Orthodox tradition by exploring the ontological and aesthetic implications of Orthodox ascetic and mystical theology. It finds Modernist interest in the aesthetic... more...

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gazeby Claire Raymond

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the diazotype process for many of these late pieces, most importantly... more...

  • Art of the Spiritby Helen Bradfield; Joan Pringle; Judy Ridout

    Dundurn 1992; US$ 39.99

    Chosen for their excellence in design and stitchery, these works represent the achievements of artists who have created art, in fabric, for places of worship. This book celebrates this important artistic expression, a significant part of our heritage. more...

  • Art and Religion in Eighteenth-Century Europeby Nigel Aston

    Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 45.00

    Eighteenth-century Europe witnessed monumental upheavals in both the Catholic and Protestant faiths and the repercussions rippled down to the churches? religious art forms. Nigel Aston now chronicles here the intertwining of cultural and institutional turmoil during this pivotal century.            ... more...