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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Living Theodramaby Wesley Vander Lugt

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Living Theodrama is a fresh, creative introduction to theological ethics. Offering an imaginative approach through dialogue with theatrical theory and practice, Vander Lugt demonstrates a new way to integrate actor-oriented and action-oriented approaches to Christian ethics within a comprehensive theodramatic model. This model affirms that life is... more...

  • Dharma Delightby Rodney Alan Greenblat; Richard Thomas

    Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99

    In Dharma Delight , abstract artist and Zen practitioner Rodney Greenblat uses lighthearted narrative and vivid pop art paintings to celebrate the joys of living life from the inside out. Part graphic guide, part personal testimony, part art book, Dharma Delight illustrates how seeking the path of compassion and acceptance can be as zany and... more...

  • Kierkegaard, Aesthetics, and Selfhoodby Peder Jothen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 114.95

    In the digital world, Kierkegaard's thought is valuable in thinking about aesthetics as a component of human development, both including but moving beyond the religious context as its primary center of meaning. Seeing human formation as interrelated with aesthetics makes art a vital dimension of human existence. Contributing to the debate about Kierkegaard's... more...

  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embraceby Jonathan Koestlé-Cate

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than 'religious art' reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate projects that question the values and traditions of the host space,... 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...

  • The Art of Religionby Maarten Delbeke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bernini and Pallavicino, the artist and the Jesuit cardinal, are closely related figures at the papal courts of Urban VIII and Alexander VII, at which Bernini was the principal artist. The analysis of Pallavicino's writings offers a new perspective on Bernini's art and artistry and allow us to understand the visual arts in papal Rome as a 'making manifest'... more...

  • Buddhist Symbols in Tibetan Cultureby Loden Sherap Dagyab; Maurice Walshe; Robert Thurman

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99

    In this fascinating study, Dagyab Rinpoche not only explains the nine best-known groups of Tibetan Buddhist symbols but also shows how they serve as bridges between our inner and outer worlds. As such, they can be used to point the way to ultimate reality and to transmit a reservoir of deep knowledge formed over thousands of years. 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...