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Christian symbols and symbolism

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  • The Rationale Divinorum Officiorum of William Durand of Mendeby Timothy M. Thibodeau

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 21.99

    The Rationale Divinorum Officiorum is arguably the most important medieval treatise on the symbolism of church architecture and rituals of worship. Written by the French bishop William Durand of Mende (1230-1296), the treatise ranks with the Bible as one of the most frequently copied and disseminated texts in all of medieval Christianity. This... more...

  • Christus in der Kunstby Ernest Renan

    Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95

    Seit der Geburt des Christentums sind Künstler fasziniert von Christus. Sein Abbild erscheint auf Fresken in Katakomben aus 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...

  • The Use of Italian Renaissance Art in Victorian Religious Educationby Vivien Hornby Northcote

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 199.95

    This book provides an important insight into Victorian classroom pedagogy. 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$ 29.15

    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...

  • Church & Stageby Dean J. Seal

    Cowley Publications 2005; US$ 15.99

    Church & Stage is a guide for people in churches who want to employ theater in ministry, and for theater people who want to create opportunities to work in churches. more...

  • On Holy Ground - The Theory and Practice of Religious Educationby Liam Gearon

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Religion has had notable and renewed prominence in contemporary public and political life. Religious questions have also been freshly examined in philosophy and theology, the natural sciences, the social sciences, psychology, phenomenology, politics and the arts. These fields reflect complex, multi-disciplinary understandings of religion, some hostile,... more...

  • Gospel-Centered Teachingby Trevin Wax

    B&H Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    For small group leaders and Sunday school facilitators who prefer truth over technique,  Gospel-Centered Teaching  is refreshing in its simple purpose to remind you of something you already instinctively know:   It's Jesus who changes lives, and the goal of your Bible study is to continually reintroduce people to Him.   While discussing in depth... more...

  • Trauer und Beerdigungby Christina Kayales

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 10.51

    Dieses Taschenbuch bietet durch klar gegliederte Informationen praktischen Beistand aber auch behutsam tröstliche Anregungen zum Umgang mit Tod und Sterben. Die erfahrene Pastorin Christina Kayales schildert, was nach einem Sterbefall zu beachten ist. Sie erklärt die Abläufe einer christlichen Beerdigung und verschiedene Rituale und Traditionen, die... more...

  • Unter dem Kreuz singenby Manfred Weingarten

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 4.10

    Meditative Betrachtungen und historische Hintergründe zu den folgenden zeitgenössischen Passionliedern - sowie biographische Informationen zu ihren Dichtern. Melodien und Texte der Lieder sind abgedruckt, sodass das Heft auch zum gemeinsamen Singen eingesetzt werden kann. Wenn ich vor deinem Kreuze stehe (Johannes Jourdan) Nun gehören unsre Herzen... more...