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The Oxford companion to Christian art and architecture

Author: Peter Murray; Linda Murray
Publisher: Oxford : New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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"The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture is a unique and fascinating exploration of the art and architecture that has been influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. Richly illustrated the Companion combines general essays on the periods and styles important in the history of Christian art with hundreds of shorter entries that describe specific works, artists,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Murray; Linda Murray
ISBN: 0198602162 : 9780198602163
OCLC Number: 40739554
Notes: Originally published : Oxford : Oxford University Press, c1996.
Description: xi, 596 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface, Note to the Reader, Text: 1,700 A-Z entries (350,000 words), Glossary of Architectural Terms, Bibliography
Other Titles: Christian art and architecture
Responsibility: Peter and Linda Murray.

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An exploration of art and architecture influenced and inspired by biblical stories and Christian history and beliefs. The "Companion" combines general essays on periods and styles important in the  Read more...

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"Aware that increasingly many people lack knowledge of the Bible, Christian doctrine, church history, and ritual, the Murrays provide understandable information. Generous use of cross-references Read more...

 
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