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Christ the miracle worker in early Christian art

Author: Lee M Jefferson
Publisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Artistic representations were of significant value to early Christian communities. In Christ the Miracle Worker in Early Christian Art, Lee Jefferson argues that images provided visual representations of vital religious and theological truths crucial to the faithful and projected concepts beyond the limitations of the written and spoken word. Images of Christ performing miracles or healings functioned as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Art
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Jefferson, Lee M.
Christ the miracle worker in early Christian art.
Minneapolis : Fortress Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013034859
(OCoLC)858897076
Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lee M Jefferson
ISBN: 9781451479843 1451479840
OCLC Number: 869282691
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Christ the Miracle Worker in Early Christian Art; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Healing, Miracle, and Magic in Non-Christian Sources; Healing and Miracles in Early Christian Writings; Images of Christ Healing; Images of Christ Raising the Dead; The Nature Miracles of Christ; The Staff of Jesus; Conclusion; Appendix of Images; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Lee M. Jefferson.

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Artistic representations were of significant value to early Christian communities. In Christ the Miracle Worker in Early Christian Art, Lee Jefferson argues that images provided visual  Read more...

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