Christianity has been a central force in the shaping of Western culture for centuries. It is not surprisingthen that the greatest artists through the ages have sought to paint its story.This book tells the history of Christian art, delving into purpose behind the masterpieces and lookingat the context in which they were created. The modern reader who feels detached from the meaning of thepaintings will find help in understanding their emotional as well as their aesthetic power, and the Christianreader will be encouraged to appreciate the wonder and beauty of the Christian cultural legacy.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 448 Vendor: Lion Hudson Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 10.25 X 8.50 (inches) ISBN: 082547826X ISBN-13: 9780825478260 Availability: In Stock