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Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice

Author: S G F Brandon
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the significance of art and ritual in different cultures including Egyptian, Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Roman, Christian, Islam, Mayan and others.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S G F Brandon
ISBN: 0684136570 9780684136578
OCLC Number: 714106
Description: xiv, 514 pages illustrations 29 cm
Contents: pt. One, The priority of art and ritual --
pt. Two, Ritual and art as primary evidence of religion: the scope, nature and problems of their witness --
Ritual: its relation to myth and doctrine; its efficacy ex Opere Operato --
The dawn of art and architecture --
The cult image --
Symbolism --
Ritual drama --
The sanctuary --
The tomb and its significance --
Votive iconography --
Sculptured crosses: early English and Celtic --
Religion and narrative art --
The illuminated manuscript and book --
Ritual vestments --
The ritual dance --
The ritual use of incense --
pt. Three, Man and God in art and ritual: the evidence interpreted --
The problem and three basic themes of man's quest for significance --
The adumbrations of Palaeolithic art and ritual --
The ambivalence of the great goddess --
Egypt's ritual technique of salvation --
Other variations of the basic themes in the ancient Near East --
Hinduism and Buddhism: the paradoxical witness of their art and ritual --
Mystery cults: salvation through initiation --
Christian art and ritual: the changing emphasis from new life to judgment and damnation --
The paradoxes of Aniconic faiths.
Responsibility: [by] S.G.F. Brandon.

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Looks at the significance of art and ritual in different cultures including Egyptian, Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Roman, Christian, Islam, Mayan and others.

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