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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; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 alternative strand of theological expression-sometimes parallel to, sometimes interwoven with, and sometimes in tension with formal theological reflection.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Viladesau, Richard.
Beauty of the Cross : The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts from the Catacombs to the Eve of the Renaissance.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2006
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Viladesau; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 019518811X 9780195188110
OCLC Number: 191826106
Description: 1 online resource.

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