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E John Walford; James Romaine
|Description:||288 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword: Mentoring eyes: Hans Rookmaaker and John Walford / Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker --
Introduction: You will see greater things than these: John Walford's content-oriented method of art history / James Romaine --
Neofitus, he went to God: the Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus / Linda Møskeland Fuchs --
Gothic architecture and "the pure and naked seeing of divine reality": Chartres Cathedral / Rachel Hostetter Smith --
Heaven come to earth: the Limbourg Brothers' January (from the Très Riches Heures) / Matthew Vanderpoel --
Academia's "religious turn:" the Brancacci Chapel / Matthew Milliner --
The shape of place: Joachim Patinir's Landscape with Saint Jerome / Henry Luttikhuizen --
The perception of spirituality: Hans Holbein's The French Ambassadors / William Dyrness --
A localized providence: Pieter Bruegel the Elder's Hunters in the Snow / Rachel-Anne Johnson --
Space, symbol, and spirit: Pieter Saenredam's Interior of the Church of St. Odulphus at Assendelft / Jan Laurens Siesling --
Categories for art historical methodology: Antoine Watteau's The Dance (Les Fetes venitiennes) / Calvin Seerveld --
Departing light: Caspar David Friedrich's Tetschen Altar (Cross in the Mountains) / Kaia Magnusen --
Remember thy Creator: John Constable's Dedham Vale / Anne Roberts --
What the halo symbolized: Vincent van Gogh's Sower with Setting Sun / James Romaine --
Evolving a "better" world: Piet Mondrian's Flowering Apple Tree / Graham Birtwistle --
Spiritually charged visual strategy: Jackson Pollock's Autumn Rhythm / Linda Stratford --
The liberating myth: Joseph Beuys' I Like America and America Likes Me / James Watkins --
A portrait of E. John Walford / Joel Sheesley.
|Responsibility:||edited by James Romaine ; foreword by Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker.|
"Making a critical contribution to the field of art history, this reader covers everything from sixth-century icons to contemporary art from a Christian perspective. Written by experts around the world, this book reflects the work of noted scholars, most especially John Walford and Hans Rookmaaker, as well as the richness of the history of Christianity and the visual arts. This wide-ranging collection of essays will be an encouragement and inspiration to all who love art and love God."--Publisher's description.
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