The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture by Peter MurrayThe Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture by Peter Murray

The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture

byPeter MurrayEditorTom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray

Paperback | August 29, 2014

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The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture explains a wide range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian art and architecture including subjects, topics, themes, artists, works, movements, and buildings. This long-awaited new edition of Peter and Linda Murray'sclassic text continues to provide an invaluable, authoritative, and engaging guide to interpreting Christian Art both for students and teachers of the subject, as well as non-specialists or those without a formal education in Christianity.The new editor, the Reverend Tom Devonshire Jones, has been aided by over a dozen expert contributors, fully updating the text for the new century. Areas that have been expanded upon include the artwork, artists, and innovations of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries (such as the relationship betweenChristianity and film). Coverage includes art from around the world, with new entries upon the Christian art of North America, Latin America, Australasia, and of the non-Western world, as well as Christian artistic interactions with other religions, including Judaism and Islam.The detailed bibliography has been heavily revised and updated, increasing the number of sources cited and expanding on sources relevant to the study of non-traditional Christian art. The updated bibliography will be placed on a companion webpage to the Dictionary, which will also feature anappendix of web links to sites of relevant interest.
Tom Devonshire Jones studied Classics and Theology at Oxford, always with an eye on the art of Antiquity and Christianity. Since ordination in the Church of England in 1960 the interactions of art and religion have been a significant focus of his parish and campus ministries in England and the United States. He is the founder of Art a...
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Title:The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and ArchitectureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pagesPublished:August 29, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199695105

ISBN - 13:9780199695102

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