75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know: The Fascinating Stories behind Great Works of Art, Literature, Music, and Film
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Did you know that some of the greatest artists, musicians, and writers were inspired by their faith? Learn the stories behind 75 of the world's best books, films, music, and paintings in this visually compelling volume! Glaspey discusses masterpieces from the anonymous painters in the catacombs to Rembrandt, from Bach to U2. 352 pages, hardcover from Baker.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Baker Books
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0801017106
ISBN-13: 9780801017100

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Winner of a 2017 Christianity Today Book Award

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Some of the greatest painters, musicians, architects, writers, filmmakers, and poets have taken their inspiration from their faith and impacted millions of people with their stunning creations. Now readers can discover the stories behind seventy-five of these masterpieces and the artists who created them. From the art of the Roman catacombs to Rembrandt to Makoto Fujimura; from Gregorian Chant to Bach to U2; from John Bunyan and John Donne to Flannery O'Connor and Frederick Buechner; this book unveils the rich and varied artistic heritage left by believers who were masters at their craft.

Author and historian Terry Glaspey shares the absorbing true stories behind these masterpieces and helps readers see the fascinating details they might have missed. By looking through the eyes of these creative artists, readers will gain deeper perspectives about the human condition, the Christian story, and their own spiritual lives.

Author Bio

Terry Glaspey (MA, University of Oregon) is an avid student of intellectual and cultural history who lectures on issues related to the relationship between art and faith. He is the author of several books, including ECPA Gold Medallion finalist Not a Tame Lion and The Book Lover's Guide to Great Reading. Glaspey has served on the board of directors for The Society of Research and Education on Church History (SEARCH) and lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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