Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images / Edition 1

Visual Piety: A History and Theory of Popular Religious Images / Edition 1

by David Morgan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520219325

ISBN-13: 9780520219328

Pub. Date: 09/25/1999

Publisher: University of California Press

Drawing from the fields of music, sociology, theology, philosophy, psychology, and aesthetics, VISUAL PIETY is the first book to bring to specialist and lay reader alike an understanding of religious imagery's place in the social formation and maintenance of everyday American life--from Warner Sallman's 'Head of Christ" to velvet renditions of DaVinci's "Last Supper"

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Drawing from the fields of music, sociology, theology, philosophy, psychology, and aesthetics, VISUAL PIETY is the first book to bring to specialist and lay reader alike an understanding of religious imagery's place in the social formation and maintenance of everyday American life--from Warner Sallman's 'Head of Christ" to velvet renditions of DaVinci's "Last Supper" to prayer card illustrations, and much more. 69 illustrations. 280 pp.

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ISBN-13:
9780520219328
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/25/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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