Theological Aesthetics: A Reader  -     Edited By: Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen
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Theological Aesthetics: A Reader

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2004 / Paperback

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A superb sourcebook, Theological Aesthetics: A Reader brings together original texts that are relevant and timely to scholars today. Editor Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen has taken a careful, inclusive approach to the book, including articles and extracts that are diverse and ecumenical as well as representative of gender and ethnicity. The book is organized chronologically, and each historical period begins with commentary by Thiessen that sets the selections in context.

These engaging readings range broadly over themes at the intersection of religion and the arts, including beauty and revelation, the vision of God, artistic and divine creation, God as artist, images of God, the interplay of the senses and the intellect, human imagination, mystical writings, meanings of signs and symbols, worship, liturgy, doxology, the relationship of word and image, icons and iconoclasm, the role of the arts in twentieth-century theology, and much more.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 424
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0802828884
ISBN-13: 9780802828880
Availability: Expected to ship on or about 02/26/15.

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