A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

Author: Gertrude Grace Sill
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439123843
Release Date: 2011-01-18
Genre: Art

Explore one of the richest and most rewarding aspects of Western art with this comprehensive easy-to-use, portable guide to Christian symbols. Organized like a primer, with hundreds of entries in 50 categories—from A for Angels to Z for Zodiac—this handy pocket reference enables you to recognize at a glance the identity and meaning of all the elements in any Christian work of art. 162 paintings from every century illustrate the enduring themes of our biblical heritage. A short introductory essay explains how to use the handbook and the functions of symbols in art. Cross-references, illustrations, a detailed index, and the pocket-book size make A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art an invaluable work for museum-goers, students, travelers, art collectors, and general readers.

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints

Author: Clara Erskine Clement Waters
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1341372863
Release Date: 2015-09-03
Genre:

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The ABCs of Worship

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Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 066425246X
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Religion

Offers explanations and brief discussions of Lent, ecumenism, Maundy Thursday, Pentecost, Christian symbolism, baptism, and prayer