Art of the Sacred: An Introduction to the Aesthetics of Art and Belief

Art of the Sacred: An Introduction to the Aesthetics of Art and Belief

by Graham Howes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781845110055
Publisher: I. B.Tauris & Company, Limited
Publication date: 01/09/2007
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.41(w) x 9.47(h) x 0.91(d)

About the Author

Graham Howes is a sociologist of religion, an Emeritus Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a Trustee of the Art and Christianity Enquiry.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Seeing and Believing
• The Relationship Between Religion and the Visual Arts
• The Iconographic: Images and Symbols
• The Didactic: Knowledge and Belief
• The Institutional: Religious Art and Religious Organisations
• The Aesthetic: Realism, Representation and Abstraction
• Conclusion

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