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The Faces of God: 1000 Images in Art
     

The Faces of God: 1000 Images in Art

by Rebecca Hind
 
Faces of God is an inspiring overview of religious art spanning millennia and including all of the world's key religious traditions--from Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism to Paganism, Zoroastrianism, and Bahá'i. Whether a religion allows representation of God in human form or permits only abstract interpretation of the deity, its most

Overview

Faces of God is an inspiring overview of religious art spanning millennia and including all of the world's key religious traditions--from Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Judaism to Paganism, Zoroastrianism, and Bahá'i. Whether a religion allows representation of God in human form or permits only abstract interpretation of the deity, its most sublime artistic expressions have been assembled in this beautiful collection that ranges from painted altarpieces and intricately embroidered wall hangings to bronze sculptures and rock carvings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780971803
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Hind was artist for the Sacred Land Project, an organization devoted to the conservation, enhancement, and development of Britain's sacred sites, and for the Alliance of Religions and Conservation, a charity promoting the protection and preservation of the natural environment throughout the world in accordance with the beliefs of world religions. The author of Sacred Journeys and Sacred Places, Rebecca teaches life drawing and conducts art workshops at colleges and museums in Oxford, England, where she lives. Her paintings are widely exhibited and collected.

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