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Religion & Art

  • Art and Belief

    Artists Engaged in Interreligious Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Illman

    'Art and Belief' explores communication between faiths through an examination of contemporary artistic practice. The book discusses how a range of artists formulate their worldview and what motivates them to engage in dialogue. These artists are engaged in a wide range of artistic forms and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • A Natural Theology of the Arts

    Imprint of the Spirit, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Monti

    A Natural Theology of the Arts contends that the arts are theological by their very nature and not simply when they are explicitly religious - thereby constituting a distinctive kind of 'natural theology'. Borrowing from science the stance of 'critical realism' to justify truth claims in art and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • Boundless Innocence in Thomas Traherne's Poetic Theology

    'Were all Men Wise and Innocent...', 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth S. Dodd

    The seventeenth-century poet and divine Thomas Traherne finds innocence in every stage of existence. He finds it in the chaos at the origins of creation as well as in the blessed order of Eden. He finds it in the activities of grace and the hope of glory, but also in the trials of misery and even…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • English Cathedral Music and Liturgy in the Twentieth Century

    1st Edition

    By Martin Thomas

    This book examines the stylistic development of English cathedral music during a period of liturgical upheaval, looking at the attitudes of cathedral clergy, liturgists, composers, leading church music figures and organisations to music and liturgy. Arguments that were advanced for retaining an…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Poetry and Prayer

    The Power of the Word II, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, John Took

    Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer offers theoretical discussion on the profound connection between poetic inspiration and prayer as well as reflection on the work of individual writers and the traditions within which they stand. An international range of established…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • The Art of the Sublime

    Principles of Christian Art and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Roger Homan

    In the view of Hegel and others, pagan art is the art of the beautiful and Christian art is the art of the sublime. Roger Homan provides a comprehensive and informative account of the course of Christian art, encompassing a re-evaluation of conventional aesthetics and its application to religious…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Vijayanagara Voices

    Exploring South Indian History and Hindu Literature, 1st Edition

    By William J. Jackson

    The Vijayanagara Empire flourished in South India between 1336 and 1565. Conveying the depth and creativity of Hindu religious and literary expression during that time, Vijayanagara Voices explores some of the contributions made by poets, singer-saints, and philosophers. Through translations and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

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