Faces of Christ

Faces of Christ

by Jane Williams
     
 

A guided tour through what art can teach us about Jesus, using the different ways he has been portrayed throughout history and around the world to provide fresh insights into his personality

Jesus is one of the most commonly portrayed figures of all time in the artistic community. But what can all of his varying faces—coming from so many different

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Overview

A guided tour through what art can teach us about Jesus, using the different ways he has been portrayed throughout history and around the world to provide fresh insights into his personality

Jesus is one of the most commonly portrayed figures of all time in the artistic community. But what can all of his varying faces—coming from so many different ages and diverse countries around the world—tell us about him as a person? In this beautiful book, images of Jesus are used to explore his life and legacy, including Jesus as shepherd, Jesus as victor, Jesus as broken, and many more. With illuminating text and arresting images, this book is visually stunning and textually inspiring—the perfect gift for anyone with an interest in fine art, spirituality, or both.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745955223
Publisher:
Lion UK
Publication date:
08/01/2011
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jane Williams is a freelance writer who contributes regularly to Church Times.  She is a trained theologian and has taught doctrine and history at Trinity Theological College. She is the author of Angels, Approaching Angels, and Approaching Easter.

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