The Vanishing Word: The Veneration of Visual Imagery in the Postmodern World

The Vanishing Word: The Veneration of Visual Imagery in the Postmodern World

by Arthur W. Hunt, III Hunt
     
 

Hunt contrasts our word-dependent Judeo-Christian heritage with image-dependent paganism. He warns that by exalting imagery we risk becoming mindless pagans to be abused by those who exploit the image but neglect the Word.

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Overview

Hunt contrasts our word-dependent Judeo-Christian heritage with image-dependent paganism. He warns that by exalting imagery we risk becoming mindless pagans to be abused by those who exploit the image but neglect the Word.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581344042
Publisher:
Crossway
Publication date:
03/03/2003
Series:
Focal Point Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Arthur W. Hunt III is associate professor of communications at The University of Tennessee at Martin. His writings have been featured in Touchstone, Modern Age, The Christian Research Journal, and Explorations in Media Ecology: The Journal of the Media Ecology Association. He is the author of Surviving Technopolis: Essays on Finding Balance in Our New Manmade Environments (Pickwick Publishers) and serves on the editorial board of Second Nature, an online journal for critical thinking about technology and new media in light of the Christian tradition.

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