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A magnificent faith : art and identity in Lutheran Germany

Author: Bridget Heal
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'A Magnificent Faith' explains how and why Lutheranism - a confession that derived its significance from the promulgation of God's Word - became a visually magnificent faith, a faith whose adherents sought to captivate Christians' hearts and minds through seeing as well as through hearing.
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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Heal, Bridget.
A magnificent faith.
2017
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Heal
ISBN: 9780191800993 0191800996
OCLC Number: 1023187230
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Awards: Winner of Shortlisted for the ACE/Mercers' Book Award 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Contents: PART I: THE CONFESSIONAL IMAGE; PART II: THE DEVOTIONAL IMAGE; PART III: THE MAGNIFICENT IMAGE
Responsibility: Bridget Heal.
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The first comprehensive history of the Reformation origins and flourishing of Lutheran baroque; while the Protestant reform movements are generally associated with iconoclasm, this book studies art,  Read more...

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