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Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity
     

Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity

by Robin Margaret 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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451417517
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,137,782
File size:
11 MB
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