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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 04 October 2022
  • ISBN : 9780415204545
  • Page : 221 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in comprehending the complex theology, history and context of Christian art. This interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking approach will enable students in several fields to further their understanding and knowledge of the art of the early Christian era. Understanding Early Christian Art contains over fifty images with parallel text.

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Understanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art
  • Author : Robin Margaret Jensen
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 9780415204545
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in comprehending the complex theology, history and context of Christian art. This interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking approach will enable students in several fields to further their understanding and knowledge of the art of the early Christian era.

Understanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art
  • Author : Robin Margaret Jensen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • ISBN : 9781135951771
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in comprehending the complex theology, history and context of Christian art. This interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking approach will enable students in several fields to further their understanding and knowledge of the art of the early Christian era.

The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art
  • Author : Robin M. Jensen,Mark D. Ellison
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-20
  • ISBN : 9781317514176
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The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb paintings, sculpture, mosaics, gold glass, gems, reliquaries, ceramics, icons, ivories, textiles, silver, and illuminated manuscripts. Each is written by a noted expert in the field. The second part of the

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies
  • Author : Susan Ashbrook Harvey,David G. Hunter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • ISBN : 0199271569
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Studies responds to and celebrates the explosion of research in this inter-disciplinary field over recent decades. It is thematically arranged to encompass history, literature, thought, practices, and material culture. Whilst the burgeoning of scholarly work has made it impossible for any one scholar to maintain expertise in every aspect of the discipline, this handbook seeks to aid both the new researcher in the field andthe scholar entering an unfamiliar sub-specialty. Each chapter orients readers

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual
  • Author : Risto Uro,Juliette Day,Rikard Roitto,Richard E. DeMaris
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9780198747871
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Scholars of religion have long assumed that ritual and belief constitute the fundamental building blocks of religious traditions and that these two components of religion are interrelated and interdependent in significant ways. Generations of New Testament and Early Christian scholars have produced detailed analyses of the belief systems of nascent Christian communities, including their ideological and political dimensions, but have by and large ignored ritual as an important element of early Christian religion and as a factor contributing to the

God in Early Christian Thought

God in Early Christian Thought
  • Author : Andrew Brian McGowan,Brian Edward Daley,Timothy J. Gaden
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : 9789004174122
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While the diversity of early Christian thought and practice is now generally assumed, and the experiences and beliefs of Christians beyond the works of great theologians increasingly valued, the question of God is perennial and fundamental. These essays, individually modest in scope, seek to address that largest of questions using particular issues and problems, or single thinkers and distinct texts. They include studies of doctrine and theology as traditionally conceived, but also of understandings of God among the early Christians

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Author : Michael Gagarin
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2009-12-31
  • ISBN : 9780195170726
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Biblical Interpretation

The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Biblical Interpretation
  • Author : Paul M. Blowers,Peter William Martens
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release Date : 2019
  • ISBN : 9780198718390
GET THIS BOOKThe Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Biblical Interpretation

The Bible was the lifeblood of virtually every aspect of the life of the early churches. This Handbook explores a wide array of themes related to the reception, canonization, interpretation, uses, and legacies of the Bible in early Christianity.

The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology

The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology
  • Author : Finney
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017
  • ISBN : 9780802890160
GET THIS BOOKThe Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology

More than 400 distinguished scholars, including archaeologists, art historians, historians, epigraphers, and theologians, have written the 1,455 entries in this monumental encyclopedia--the first comprehensive reference work of its kind. From Aachen to Zurzach, Paul Corby Finney's three-volume masterwork draws on archaeological and epigraphic evidence to offer readers a basic orientation to early Christian architecture, sculpture, painting, mosaic, and portable artifacts created roughly between AD 200 and 600 in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Clear, comprehensive, and richly illustrated, this work will be an essential resource

Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

Gardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I
  • Author : Fred S. Kleiner
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-12-17
  • ISBN : 9781337918794
GET THIS BOOKGardner's Art through the Ages: A Global History, Volume I

Want to learn Art History the creative way? GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES: A GLOBAL HISTORY, VOLUME I, 16th Edition is the unique resource for you! Exploring pivotal artistic works from the Stone Age to the modern era, readers have trusted the expertise in this text for more than 85 years. Even better, the learning features make art history as colorful as the images on the page. Use the Scale feature to imagine art works in their true size. Use the

A Sense of the Sacred

A Sense of the Sacred
  • Author : R. Kevin Seasoltz
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2005-04-13
  • ISBN : 0826417019
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There have been many histories of Christian art and architecturebut none written be a theologian such as Kevin Seasoltz. Following a chapter on culture as the context for theology, liturgy, and art, Seasoltz surveys developments from the early church up through the conventional artistic styles and periods. Comprehensive, illuminating, ecumenical.

Studia Patristica. Volume XLIV

Studia Patristica. Volume XLIV
  • Author : Jane Baun,A. Cameron,M. Edwards,Markus Vinzent
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010-05-05
  • ISBN : 9042923709
GET THIS BOOKStudia Patristica. Volume XLIV

Papers presented at the Fifteenth International Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford 2007 (see also Studia Patristica 45, 46, 47, 48 and 49). The successive sets of Studia Patristica contain papers delivered at the International Conferences on Patristic Studies, which meet for a week once every four years in Oxford; they are held under the aegis of the Theology Faculty of the University. Members of these conferences come from all over the world and most offer papers. These range over the whole field, both East

A Guide to Christian Art

A Guide to Christian Art
  • Author : Diane Apostolos-Cappadona
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-05-14
  • ISBN : 9780567685148
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A one-volume introduction to and overview of Christian art, from its earliest history to the present day. Diane Apostolos-Cappadona begins by examining how art and Christianity have intersected throughout history, and charts this tumultuous relationship that has yielded some of the greatest outpourings of human creativity. To introduce readers to the way a painting can be read Apostolos-Cappadona begins with an analysis of a painting of the Adoration of the Magi, helping readers to see how they can interpret for

Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 1, Origins to Constantine

Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 1, Origins to Constantine
  • Author : Margaret M. Mitchell,Frances M. Young,K. Scott Bowie
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-10-04
  • ISBN : 0521812399
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Christian Art

Christian Art
  • Author : Rowena Loverance
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0674024796
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At once a sumptuously illustrated survey of Christian art over time and across the globe as well as a study of what RChristian artS really means, Loverance concludes with an assessment of the current state of this art form at the beginning of the 21st century.