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The beauty of the cross : the passion of Christ in theology and the arts, from the catacombs to the eve of the Renaissance

Author: Richard Viladesau
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Viladesau focuses on poetry and the visual arts as he seeks to understand 'The Beauty of the Cross' as it developed in theology and art from the early Christian era through the middle ages.
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Viladesau, Richard.
Beauty of the cross.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005008224
(OCoLC)58791208
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jésus-Christ; Jesus Christ.; Jesus Christus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Viladesau
ISBN: 9781435618619 1435618610 019518811X 9780195188110
OCLC Number: 190867584
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The beauty and the scandal of the cross --
The cross in the New Testament and the patristic paradigm --
The monastic paradigm and the Romanesque style --
The theology of high scholasticism and Gothic art --
Nominalism, naturalism, and the intensification of Passion piety.
Responsibility: Richard Viladesau.

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Seeking to understand the beauty of the cross as it developed in theology and art from the early Christian era through the Middle Ages, the author argues that art and symbolism functioned as an  Read more...

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a unique and profitable contribution ... This book is a great resource for pastors, theologians, students, and all who desire a deeper appreciation for the beauty of the cross. * Jeremy R. Treat, Read more...

 
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