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Religious

  • Islamic Palace Architecture in the Western Mediterraneanby Felix Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 97.99

    This book offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of Islamic palace architecture in Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and southern Italy, presenting all known palace buildings in ground plans, sections and individual descriptions. The author traces their evolution from the 8th to the 19th century and places them within the context of the history... more...

  • John's Gospelby Christian Askeland

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 154.00

    Since 1963 the Institute for New Testament Textual Research (Münster) has been publishing pivotal research and studies on textual criticism and textual history of the Greek New Testament in its series Arbeiten zur Neutestamentlichen Textforschung (ANTF). The series provides a research and discussion forum and supplies editions and instruments... 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...

  • Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Spaceby Jin Baek

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando’s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world’s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book situates Ando’s churches, particularly his world-renowned... more...

  • Universe of Stoneby Philip Ball

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.49

    Chartres Cathedral, south of Paris, is revered as one of the most beautiful and profound works of art in the Western canon. But what did it mean to those who constructed it in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries—and why was it built at such immense height and with such glorious play of light, in the soaring manner we now call Gothic? In this eminently... more...

  • Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannahby Debra Band; Arnold J. Band; Adele Berlin; Debra Band

    Honeybee in the Garden 2012; US$ 21.99

    Beautifully illustrated tales of women from the Hebrew Bible with literary commentary by a renowned scholar   Shimmering with gold and rich color, Debra Band’s illuminated paintings present three biblical stories of women who stood up at crucial moments to take actions that not only preserved the nascent nation of Israel but also shaped its character.... more...

  • Iconby Moshe Barasch; Luci Serrano

    NYU Press 1992; US$ 27.00

    Over the centuries, European debate about the nature and status of images of God and sacred figures has often upset the established order and shaken societies to their core. Out of this debate, an identifiable doctrine has emerged of the image in general and of the divine image in particular. This fascinating work concentrates on these historical... more...

  • Rowan Williams' Theology of Art and Other Essaysby Sebastian Barker

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 139.95

    This work invites the reader on a scintillating, detailed, and profound exploration of the relationship between man and God, interpreted through poetry from ancient times to today. more...

  • The Writings of Henry Barrow, 1587-1590by Henry Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. Unlike Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their beliefs or conform to Anglicanism and as a consequence they died in 1593 - as martyrs for their steadfast adherence to the principles of English Congregationalism. Volumes three and four include c. 40 items derived from... more...

  • Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500by Renana Bartal; Neta Bodner; Bianca Kuhnel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 155.00

    Natural Materials of the Holy Land and the Visual Translation of Place, 500-1500, focuses on the unique ways that natural materials carry the spirit of place. Since early Christianity, wood, earth, water and stone were taken from loca sancta to signify them elsewhere. Academic discourse has indiscriminately grouped material tokens from holy places... more...