Civil Rights Digest Book

Civil Rights Digest


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Civil rights
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:30000010439929
  • Total Read : 88
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Art and Faith Book

Art and Faith


  • Author : Makoto Fujimura
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-01-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300255935
  • Total Read : 64
  • File Size : 11,6 Mb

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Art and Faith Summary:

From a world-renowned painter, an exploration of creativity’s quintessential—and often overlooked—role in the spiritual life “Makoto Fujimura’s art and writings have been a true inspiration to me. In this luminous book, he addresses the question of art and faith and their reconciliation with a quiet and moving eloquence.”—Martin Scorsese “[An] elegant treatise . . . Fujimura’s sensitive, evocative theology will appeal to believers interested in the role religion can play in the creation of art.”—Publishers Weekly Conceived over thirty years of painting and creating in his studio, this book is Makoto Fujimura’s broad and deep exploration of creativity and the spiritual aspects of “making.” What he does in the studio is theological work as much as it is aesthetic work. In between pouring precious, pulverized minerals onto handmade paper to create the prismatic, refractive surfaces of his art, he comes into the quiet space in the studio, in a discipline of awareness, waiting, prayer, and praise. Ranging from the Bible to T. S. Eliot, and from Mark Rothko to Japanese Kintsugi technique, he shows how unless we are making something, we cannot know the depth of God’s being and God’s grace permeating our lives. This poignant and beautiful book offers the perspective of, in Christian Wiman’s words, “an accidental theologian,” one who comes to spiritual questions always through the prism of art.

On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art Book

On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art


  • Author : James Elkins
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2004-12-15
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135879709
  • Total Read : 59
  • File Size : 9,6 Mb

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On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art Summary:

Can contemporary art say anything about spirituality? John Updike calls modern art "a religion assembled from the fragments of our daily life," but does that mean that contemporary art is spiritual? What might it mean to say that the art you make expresses your spiritual belief? On the Strange Place of Religion in Contemporary Art explores the curious disconnection between spirituality and current art. This book will enable you to walk into a museum and talk about the spirituality that is or is not visible in the art you see.

Philosophy  Art  and Religion Book

Philosophy Art and Religion


  • Author : Gordon Graham
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN 10 : 9781107132221
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 9,5 Mb

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Philosophy Art and Religion Summary:

Systematically explores the affinity and the rivalry between art and religion, focusing at length on music, visual art, literature, and architecture in turn.

Religion  Art  and Visual Culture Book

Religion Art and Visual Culture


  • Author : S. Brent Plate
  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2002-02-23
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0312240031
  • Total Read : 88
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Religion Art and Visual Culture Summary:

Religion, Art, and Visual Culture gathers together the most current scholarship on art, religion, visual culture, and cultural studies. The book approaches the study of world religions through the human, meaning-making activity of seeing. The essays move between specific visual subjects (painting, landscape gardens, calligraphy, architecture, mass media) and the broader theoretical discourses relevant to religion and the wider humanities today. Topics covered include art and perception; the iconicity of Jesus Christ; the relation of word and image in Islam and divine images in India.

Religion and Art Book

Religion and Art


  • Author : Richard Wagner
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0803297645
  • Total Read : 82
  • File Size : 15,8 Mb

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"One might say that where Religion becomes artificial, it is reserved for Art to save the spirit of religion." With these words Richard Wagner began "Religion and Art" (1880), one of his most passionate essays. That passion made Wagner himself a central icon in the growing cult of art. Wagner felt that he lived in an age of spiritual crisis. "It can but rouse our apprehension, to see the progress of the art-of-war departing from the springs of moral force, and turning more and more to the mechanical," he wrote. In response to the frightening progress of dynamite and steel, Wagner adopted the role of the Tone Poet Seer, who reveals the inexpressible in concert halls and cleanses souls in waves of symhonic revelation. "Religion and Art" is the pivot of the works collected here. Also included are his defining essays "Public and Popularity" and "The Public in Time and Space"; his papers relating to the creation of the Bayreuth School; his complaint against publishers, "On Poetry and Composition" (1879); his article on the first production of Parsifal (1882); and other works that speak his mind about strengthening the spirit through music. These works participated in the duel between Wagner and Nietzsche that ensued after the breakup of their friendship in 1878. Nietzsche publicly called Wagner an incurable romantic, emphasizing how sick he thought both Wagner and his art were. Here Wagner counterattacks with arch innuendo and sarcasm. This edition includes the complete volume 6 of the 1897 translation of Wagner's works commissioned by the London Wagner Society. William Ashton Ellis is one of the most important translators of nineteenth-century musicology. In addition to his monumental translation of Wagner's prose works, he translated Wagner's correspondence with Franz Lizst, Mathilde Wesendonck, and Wagner's own family. Ellis died in 1919.

Art and Religion in the 21st Century Book
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Art and Religion in the 21st Century


  • Author : Rosen Aaron
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2017-01-14
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0500293031
  • Total Read : 61
  • File Size : 5,7 Mb

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Art and Religion in the 21st Century Summary:

Blaspheming artists get all the press. Some exploit the shock potential of religious imagery - but many also reflect deeply on spiritual matters and are, in fact, some of the most profound and sensitive commentators on religion today. Here, Aaron Rosen shows how religious themes and images permeate the work of contemporary artists from across the globe.

Art and Religion Book

Art and Religion


  • Author : Max Stirner
  • Publisher : Pattern Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 34
  • ISBN 10 : 9787199354909
  • Total Read : 66
  • File Size : 12,5 Mb

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