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Symbolism and the Christian imagination

Author: Herbert Musurillo
Publisher: Baltimore : Helicon Press, ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illuminating study of the imagery of the early Church, in which the author shows how the Christian experience found symbolic expression. He traces the functioning of the Christian imagination through the High Middle Ages. The Apostles and the Fathers, the martyrs, monks, mystics and poets are each examined in turn. There is a particularly interesting chapter on Mary; woman and virgin.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Musurillo, Herbert.
Symbolism and the Christian imagination.
Baltimore : Helicon Press, ©1962
(OCoLC)654160031
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Musurillo
OCLC Number: 1409481
Description: 186 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Herbert Musurillo.

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An illuminating study of the imagery of the early Church, in which the author shows how the Christian experience found symbolic expression. He traces the functioning of the Christian imagination through the High Middle Ages. The Apostles and the Fathers, the martyrs, monks, mystics and poets are each examined in turn. There is a particularly interesting chapter on Mary; woman and virgin.

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