Christian Symbols, Ancient Roots. / Edition 1

Christian Symbols, Ancient Roots. / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Rees
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781853021794
Publisher:
Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword9
1Introduction. The Ancient Roots of Christian Symbols11
2Corn, The Bread of Life22
3Water and Blood; The Ark of Safety38
4The Snake in Paradise Lost and Regained52
5The Tree of Life and the Tree of the Cross65
6Sun and Moon; Fire and Light78
7Symbols of Jesus and Mary in Art89
8Priest and Shaman: Holy Leaders101
9Chant and Incantation: Sacred Song115
10The Dance of Heaven and Earth130
Appendix152
Bibliography154
Index158

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