Face To Face

Face To Face

by Robin M. Jensen
     
 

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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… See more details below

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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:
9780800636784
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,055,145
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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