Art of Faith: A Guide to Understanding Christian Images por Judith Couchman

Art of Faith: A Guide to Understanding Christian Images por Judith Couchman

Titulo del libro : Art of Faith: A Guide to Understanding Christian Images
Autor : Judith Couchman

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Críticas ""With great elan, the author catalogs and interprets the arcane world of Christian visual art. She is so at ease with this history lesson that we are able to see it as a playful adventure -- hunting down the meanings in the miracles of Jesus, the Christian cross, angels, church doctors and saints, flowers and plants, trees and bushes, animals, sacred colors, the church year, objects and vessels, vestments and adornments, and much more."" --Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality & Practice: Resources for Spiritual Journeys Reseña del editor Have you stood in front of a painting and thought, What does this mean? The Art of Faith answers this question again and again, with insight, wit, and verve, providing a thorough reference to Christian art through the centuries. Practical and easy to read, this book unfolds the ancient world of Christian images for believers who want to enrich their faith, college students studying art history, and travelers to religious sites. With this book in hand, you can visit museums, churches, or other sacred places and identify a work of art’s style and meaning. Or even explore the signs and symbols of your local church. Whatever your relationship to art or Christianity, open this book when you’re curious about a painting, sculpture, symbol, or other sacred work. It will answer your questions about The Art of Faith. Ver Descripción del producto