Images have caused uproar, violence and even casualties in the meeting of religions and cultures during the last years. Iconoclasm and iconolatry are on the agenda once more. Late Modern Culture is dominated by images and is understood in concepts such as aestheticization and symbolisation. Theological debate is likewise performed through images, symbols and rituals rather than through doctrines and beliefs. In this book, authors from various research backgrounds seek to clarify the terms of reference, and explore the diversity and disagreements in their use from a Christian perspective.
|Series:||ContactZone. Explorations in Intercultural Theology Series , #4|
|Product dimensions:||6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Hans Alma is a professor of psychology at the University for Humanistics at Utrecht.
Marcel Barnard is a professor of liturgics at the Protestant Theological University in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Volker Küster is a professor of communication design at the University Duisburg-Essen.