Face To Face

Face To Face

by Robin M. Jensen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0800636783

ISBN-13: 2900800636783

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Publishing

Examining how God and eventually Christ are portrayed in early Christian art, Jensen explores questions of the relationship between art and theology, conflicts over idolatry and iconography, and how the Christological controversies affected the portrayals of Christ. Since much of this art comes from ancient Rome, she places her analysis in the context of the history

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Examining how God and eventually Christ are portrayed in early Christian art, Jensen explores questions of the relationship between art and theology, conflicts over idolatry and iconography, and how the Christological controversies affected the portrayals of Christ. Since much of this art comes from ancient Rome, she places her analysis in the context of the history of Roman portraiture. One hundred photographs enhance the discussion.

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ISBN-13:
2900800636783
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264

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