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The Companion To Christian Art

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Key features of The Companion to Christian Art:

  • Comprehensive and authoritative text from Early Christian period to modern day
  • Broad approach encompassing all great art that has addressed Christian themes
  • Wide international coverage
  • Feature articles on special subjects by a team of experts from around the world
  • 200 fine art reproductions

Feature article authors include:

  • Dr Victoria Avery, Department of Art History, University of Warwick, UK
  • Emily D. Bilski, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Professor Sheila S. Blair and Professor Jonathan M. Bloom, Boston College
  • and Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
  • Professor Iole Carlettini, Faculty of Letters and Philosophy,
  • Università di Chieti-Pescara, Italy
  • Professor Daniela Gallavotti Cavallero, Università degli Studi della Tuscia, Italy
  • Meryl Doney, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
  • Dr Mark Evans, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
  • Dr Peter Forsaith, Curator of the Methodist Art Collection,
  • Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Donald Jackson, The Scriptorium, Hendre, Monmouthshire, UK
  • Professor Herbert L. Kessler, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
  • Dr Griffith Mann, Keeper, Walter’s Art Museum, Baltimore, USA
  • Professor Nancy Netzer, Director, McMullen Museum, Boston College, Massachusetts, USA
  • Revd Regan O’Callaghan, St John Bethnal Green, London, UK
  • Professor Virginia Raguin, College of the Holy Cross College,
  • Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
  • Professor James Romaine, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, USA
  • Professor Conrad Rudolph, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Author Michelle P. Brown
Translator Hanna Yusuf
Editor Mohamed H. A. Ghoneam
ISBN 978-977-384-279-9
Language Arabic (transition)
Original Language English
Number Of Pages 448 pages
Format Hardcover
Publisher Maktabt Dar Elkalema Publishing House
Publish Date 20-01-2013
Product Dimensions 25x21.5x2.7 cm.
Weight 1300 gm

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The Companion To Christian Art

The Companion To Christian Art

This chronological and lavishly illustrated survey book tells the history of Christian art, delving into purpose behind the masterpieces and looking at the context in which they were created. The modern reader who feels detached from the meaning of the paintings will find help in understanding their emotional as well as their aesthetic power, and the Christian reader will be encouraged to appreciate the wonder and beauty of the Christian cultural legacy.

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