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Overview

A collection of essays concerning religion and art, including contributions by Barbara Novak, Leo Steinberg, Paul Tillich, Wassily Kandinsky, John Dixon Jr., David Tracy, Joshua Taylor, and Langdon B. Gilkey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826408297
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 8/1/1995
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 926,859
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
Introduction
1 Concerning the Spiritual in Art 3
2 Craft: Making and Being 8
3 The Art of Deception 12
4 Reflections on Art and the Spirit: A Conversation 24
5 The Seven Functions of the Hands of Christ: Aspects of Leonardo's Last Supper 37
6 In Alia Effigie: Caravaggio's London Supper at Emmaus 64
7 The Nationalist Garden and the Holy Book 80
8 The Religious Impulse in American Art 95
9 George Segal's Abraham and Isaac: Some Iconographic Reflections 105
10 The Origin and Use of Images in India 127
11 Foundations for a Religio-Aesthetic Tradition in Japan 138
12 Judaism and Art 155
13 An Islamic Perspective on Symbolism in the Arts: New Thoughts on Figural Representation 164
14 The Sacred and the Modern Artist 179
15 Can Art Fill the Vacuum? 187
16 Artists and Church Commissions: Rubin's The Church at Assy Revisited 193
17 The Aesthetic Dimension in Theology 205
18 Art and Ultimate Reality 219
19 The Religious Classic and the Classic of Art 236
20 Question: When Is Religion Art? Answer: When It Is a Jar 250
21 Art, Religion, and the Elite: Reflections on a Passage from Andre Malraux 262
22 Painting As Theological Thought: The Issues in Tuscan Theology 277
23 Theological Reflections on an Image of Woman: Picasso's Girl before a Mirror 297
24 Berdyaev and Rothko: Transformative Visions 304
25 Theological Expressions Through Visual Art Forms 311
Sources for the Study of Christianity and the Arts 321
Special Topic Bibliographies 330
Contributors 337
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