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Religious art

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Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama The idea of 'civilisation' h...
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'Fantastically good fun - sharp, sexy and intelligent . . . Something of a masterpiece' Sunday Mirror 'Like a ritzy 50 Shades meets The Da Vinci Cod...

Exporting Caravaggio
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The Crucifixion of Saint Andrew (1606-7) marks a crucial turning point in the life and artistic development of Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571...
Likeness and presence
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Before the Renaissance and Reformation, holy images were treated not as art but as objects of veneration which possessed the tangible presence of th...

Flying too close to the sun
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The first major survey to reveal the ways in which Classical mythology has inspired art throughout the last 2,500 years From the films of Woody Allen ...
The visionary art of William Blake
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William Blake (1757-1827) is considered one of the most singular and brilliant talents that England has ever produced. Celebrated now for the original...

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A provocative study of the iconoclastic impulse in medieval and modern art.From late medieval reenactments of the Deposition from the Cross to Sol Lew...
The religious art of Pablo Picasso
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This is the first critical examination of Pablo Picasso's use of religious imagery and the religious import of many of his works with secular subjec...

The great east window of York Minster
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After an immense process of careful restoration and conservation, the outstanding artistry of the Great East Window is revealed afresh through state-o...
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[Mitchell] undertakes to explore the nature of images by comparing them with words, or, more precisely, by looking at them from the viewpoint of verb...

The Wyvern Collection
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This catalogue of the Wyvern sculpture collection, which is not open to the public, comprises outstanding European sculptures of the medieval period, as well as some Late Antique and Byzantine pieces and related works of the post-medieval era. Objects are made from wood, stone (including alabaster and marble) and terracotta.
Aisha's cushion
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Media coverage of the Danish cartoon crisis and the destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan left Westerners with a strong impression that Islam does not...

The dance of death
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'The underlying message of the series is, of course, that Death comes for us all, and if it interrupts the recreations of the wealthy rather more inso...
The dawn of Christian art in panel paintings and icons
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Staking out new territory in the history of art, this book presents a compelling argument for a lost link between the panel-painting tradition of Gree...

Concerning the spiritual in art
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Pioneering work by the great modernist painter, considered by many to be the father of abstract art and a leader in the movement to free art from trad...
The world to come
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Icons and murals depicting the biblical scene of the Last Judgment adorned many Eastern-rite churches in medieval and early modern Ukraine. Dating fro...

Picturing the apocalypse
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The book of Revelation has been a source of continual fascination for nearly two thousand years. Concepts such as The Lamb of God, the Four Horsemen, ...
Visions of paradise
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Visions of Paradise showcases new scholarly research on the monumental Palmieri Altarpiece by Francesco Botticini (1446-1498). The painting, which dep...

George MacDonald in the age of miracles
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This title posits a constructive way to make sense of the miracles depicted in the Bible from a contemporary, enlightened perspective, considering the work of minister and fantasy writer George MacDonald.
Parish church treasures
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Our parish churches constitute a living patrimony without precise European parallel. Their cultural riches are astonishing, not only for their quality...

Living with the gods
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A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germ...
The book of miracles
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The Book of Miracles first surfaced only a few years ago and is one of the most spectacular discoveries in the field of Renaissance art. The near-comp...

The art of Lent
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Join Sister Wendy on a journey through Lent, and discover the timeless wisdom to be found in some of the world's greatest paintings.Illustrated in ful...
Medieval wall paintings
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The walls of medieval churches were brightly painted with religious imagery and colourful patterns, and although often shadows of their former selves,...

Imagining the divine
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Religion has always been a fundamental force for constructing identity, from antiquity to the contemporary world. The transformation of ancient cults ...
Angelus & diabolus
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A book of superlatives, that's been ten years in the making!When the traditional world of faith encounters unshackled creativity, the result can often...

The second Buddha master of time
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Padmasambhava, a legendary Buddhist master believed to be instrumental in bringing Buddhism to Tibet, is often known as The Second Buddha. According...
Devotion by design
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Museum visitors today usually see pre-16th-century Italian painted altarpieces exhibited alone, as single paintings. Yet this beautiful catalogue show...

Monasteries And Monastic Orders
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How did the monks, nuns and hermits live? What rules did they agree to obey? To what extent were they able to uphold those ideals in reality? What was...
Abiding Buddha
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Xu Bin Jueyi's sculpture breaks nearly a hundred years of stasis in Buddha sculpting. Using contemporary materials such as metal, resin and wood, Juey...

The messiah comes to Middle-Earth
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Explores the threefold office of Christ in }The Lord Of The Rings{, based on lectures at the Marion E. Wade Center.
Prisse d'Avennes. Egyptian Art
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A lifelong devotee of ancient Egyptian and Oriental culture, the French author, artist, and scholar Achille-Constant-Théodore-Émile Prisse d'Avennes...

The bhakti coloring book
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In the yoga tradition, bhakti is the path of the heart. This devotional branch of yoga is growing in popularity as increasing numbers of practitioners...
Illuminated manuscripts
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Illuminated manuscripts are among the most beautiful, precious and mysterious works of Western art. Before the printing press was invented, books were...

In the light of Naples
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This is the first-ever scholarly publication devoted to the art of Francesco de Mura (1696?1782), one of the greatest painters of the Golden Age of Na...
Divine conception
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Divine Conception: The Art of the Annunciation asks the questions: How to evoke the invisible in the visible? How to convey the divine in the human? ...

Ars Judaica Volume 14
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This volume focuses on the migration and acculturation of images in Jewish culture and how that reflects intercultural exchange. Gender aspects of Jew...
How to read a church
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'[a] gem of a book' SpectatorChurches and cathedrals were originally built to be read. They are alive with images and symbols. But today few people, i...

The Jewish journey
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The 22 objects include pottery, coins, jewellery, household artefacts, sacred items, musical instruments and paintings. Together they bring to life th...
Saint Paul
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Presented here for the first time in English is a remarkable screenplay about the apostle Paul by Pier Paolo Pasolini, legendary filmmaker, novelist, ...