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The cross history, art, and controversy

Author: Robin M Jensen
Publisher: Cumberland Harvard University Press 2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Scandalum Crucis: The Curse of the Cross -- 2. Signum Crucis: The Sign of the Son of Man -- 3. Inventio Crucis: Discovery, Dispersion, and Commemoration of the Cross -- 4. Crux Abscondita: The Late-Emerging Crucifix -- 5. Adoratio Crucis: Monumental Gemmed Crosses and Feasts of the Cross -- 6. Carmina Crucis: The Cross in Poetry, Legend, and Liturgical  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robin M Jensen
ISBN: 9780674979284 0674979281 9780674088801 0674088808
OCLC Number: 1021103956
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (281 Seiten)
Responsibility: Robin M. Jensen

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The cross stirs intense feelings among Christians and non-Christians alike. Robin Jensen takes readers on an intellectual and spiritual journey through the 2,000-year evolution of the cross as idea  Read more...

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