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  • Christus in der Kunstby Ernest Renan

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Seit der Geburt des Christentums sind Künstler fasziniert von Christus. Sein Abbild erscheint auf Fresken in Katakombenaus der Römerzeit, auf Buntglasscheiben in gotischen Kirchen sowie in verschiedenen Darstellungen in der heutigen Pop-Kultur. Der biblische Erlöser ist keine statische, körperlose Gottheit: Christi Geburt, sein ungewöhnliches Leben... more...

  • Symbolism of the Celtic Crossby Derek Bryce

    Red Wheel Weiser 1995; US$ 12.95

    Did you know that the basic symbolism of the cross is that of the world-axis, or the link between Heaven and Earth? Or that the main feature of the ornamented Celtic Cross, the wheel cross, is not derived from the crucifixion, but from a more ancient symbol--the Chi-Rho monogram, which is the name of Christ in the Greek alphabet? In Symbolism of... more...

  • The Cross and Creation in Liturgy and Artby Christopher Irvine

    SPCK 2013; US$ 31.99

    The book gives an account of various movements in art and their relation to the visual and in churches and in liturgy, for example the Franciscan movement, different approaches to the crucifixion, and the restoration of creation. It recovers the links between the cross and creation, and relates the baptismal covenant to a commitment to care for creation. more...

  • The Beauty of the Crossby Richard Viladesau

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    From the earliest period of its existence, Christianity has been recognized as the "religion of the cross." Some of the great monuments of Western art are representations of the brutal torture and execution of Christ. Despite the horror of crucifixion, we often find such images beautiful. The beauty of the cross expresses the central paradox of Christian... more...

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