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  • John's Gospelby Christian Askeland

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 123.50

    This monograph explores the history of the Coptic tradition of John?s gospel, considering when these ancient Egyptian witnesses are profitable for determining the earliest readings of their Greek source text. The standard critical edition of the Greek New Testament cites the Coptic versions no fewer than 1,000 times in John?s gospel. For... 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...

  • Spiritual Interrogationsby Katherine Clay Bassard

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    The late eighteenth century witnessed an influx of black women to the slave-trading ports of the American Northeast. The formation of an early African American community, bound together by shared experiences and spiritual values, owed much to these women's voices. The significance of their writings would be profound for all African Americans' sense... more...

  • Byzantine Artby Charles Bayet

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 8.95

    For more than a millennium, from its creation in 330 CE until its fall in 1453, the Byzantine Empire was a cradle of artistic effervescence that is only beginning to be rediscovered. Endowed with the rich heritage of Roman, Eastern, and Christian cultures, Byzantine artists developed an architectural and pictorial tradition, marked by symbolism, whose... more...