Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman

Icons of American Protestantism: The Art of Warner Sallman

by David Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300063423

ISBN-13: 9780300063424

Pub. Date: 03/28/1996

Publisher: Yale University Press

This fascinating book discusses the ways that American Protestants use devotional images in their religious life, focusing on the production, marketing, and reception of Warner Sallman's religious illustrations, especially his widely known 1940 Head of Christ. Five eminent historians explore Sallman's art from theological, liturgical, and aesthetic

Overview

This fascinating book discusses the ways that American Protestants use devotional images in their religious life, focusing on the production, marketing, and reception of Warner Sallman's religious illustrations, especially his widely known 1940 Head of Christ. Five eminent historians explore Sallman's art from theological, liturgical, and aesthetic perspectives, along the way revealing much about twentieth-century American evangelism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300063424
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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