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A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art

A Handbook of Symbols in Christian Art Author Gertrude Grace Sill
ISBN-10 9781439123843
Release 2011-01-18
Pages 256
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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.



Signs Symbols in Christian Art

Signs   Symbols in Christian Art Author George Ferguson
ISBN-10 0195014324
Release 1959
Pages 123
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Examines the use and meaning of Christian symbols found in Renaissance art



A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art Author Clara Erskine Clement Waters
ISBN-10 COLUMBIA:CR00335282
Release 1886
Pages 349
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Magical Christianity

Magical Christianity Author Coleston Brown
ISBN-10 0835608557
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 182
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Coleston Brown—scholar and expert on the esoteric Christian traditions—reaches far beyond any other book of its genre to bring us a truly experiential form of Christianity. Drawing on the myths, legends, lore, and symbols inherent in the Christian tradition, Brown reveals the potential in all of us to use, as he does, Magical Christianity as a practice for healing and regenerating the spirit. Brown combines the insights he gained as a student under Gareth Knight, a renowned authority on Kabbalistic magic, with his own study of ancient texts and practice of the esoteric Christian tradition, developing this new work, the official text and formal course of training in what is now known as the Western Magical Tradition. Readers will be captivated by the symbols Brown covers in this book, including the sphere, the holy fire, the wheel of life, and the planes of being. He even details the magical power of sacred architecture rich in the Christian tradition as a basis for magical practice. This revised edition also includes an experiential meditation at the end of each chapter and a CD of guided meditations to bring readers more deeply into the transformative power of Christian symbolism.



Handbook of Christian Symbolism

Handbook of Christian Symbolism Author William Audsley
ISBN-10 BL:A0017075333
Release 1865
Pages 145
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A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art Author Clara Erskine Clement Waters
ISBN-10 UCD:31175001431728
Release 1971
Pages 349
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The A to Z Guide to Bible Signs and Symbols

The A to Z Guide to Bible Signs and Symbols Author Neil Wilson
ISBN-10 9781441221889
Release 2015-02-10
Pages 288
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How might our understanding of God's Word be deepened if we recognized the significance of the signs and symbols found within its pages--signs that would have been obvious to the original readers? From the tree of life to Noah's ark, from circumcision to animal sacrifice. From the feasts, the Passover lamb, and the manna in the wilderness to the furniture in the tabernacle and the visions of prophets. From the Lord's Supper to baptism and from the cross to the empty tomb. Throughout the Scriptures, signs and symbols weave a consistent message of God's presence, grace, and faithfulness. This illustrated resource will help readers understand key biblical images that reveal God's purposes and truth. Each entry includes multiple illustrations, explanations, and key Bible passages. Sidebars, quotes, and photos make this guide approachable and engaging.



A Dictionary of Symbols

A Dictionary of Symbols Author J. E. Cirlot
ISBN-10 9780486132662
Release 2013-05-27
Pages 528
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A valuable reference, this informative and entertaining volume presents a key to elucidating the symbolic worlds encountered in both the arts and the history of ideas. 32 black-and-white illustrations.



The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols Author Robert Beer
ISBN-10 1932476032
Release 2003
Pages 262
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Based on the author's previous publication 'The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs', this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious. Robert Beer offers a compact, concise reference work based on his previous publication 'The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs'. This handbook contains an extensive array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the most



A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art Author Clara Erskine Clement
ISBN-10 1498076386
Release 2014-03
Pages 424
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This Is A New Release Of The Original 1899 Edition.



Saints Signs and Symbols

Saints  Signs  and Symbols Author W. Ellwood Post
ISBN-10 9781787209725
Release 2018-02-27
Pages 212
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Saints, Signs, and Symbols, which was first published in 1962, contains in compact form all the main symbols used in the Church, complete with notes on their origin, meaning, and colouring. Of particular interest is the section on the Saints, which includes brief biographical details of each. “This is an indispensable handbook for teaching at all age levels.”—Kirkus Review



Reading Buddhist Art

Reading Buddhist Art Author Meher McArthur
ISBN-10 0500284288
Release 2004
Pages 216
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"A concise, accessible primer to the intricate world of Buddhist art." Publishers Weekly"



Understanding Early Christian Art

Understanding Early Christian Art Author Robin Margaret Jensen
ISBN-10 9781135951771
Release 2013-04-15
Pages 240
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Understanding Early Christian Art is designed for students of both religion and of art history. It makes the critical tools of art historians accessible to students of religion, to help them understand better the visual representations of Christianity. It will also aid art historians in comprehending the complex theology, history and context of Christian art. This interdisciplinary and boundary-breaking approach will enable students in several fields to further their understanding and knowledge of the art of the early Christian era. Understanding Early Christian Art contains over fifty images with parallel text.



Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second

Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second Author Julien R. Fielding
ISBN-10 0810862662
Release 2008-09-26
Pages 560
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Traditionally, university students have gained access to world religions by reading primary texts. Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second takes students beyond the written page, offering an exploration of the same religious traditions through the study of feature films. The many definitions of religion are examined along with its various components, including doctrine, myth, ethics, ritual, and symbol. Specific religious traditions, including Hinduism, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, popular religion, and Shinto are examined. Biographical sketches of directors whose films tend to focus on a particular religious tradition are also included, such as Zhang Yimou, Hayao Miyazaki, Deepa Mehta, and Akira Kurosawa. Discovering World Religions at 24 Frames Per Second is unique in the area of religion and film studies in that it isn't just a collection of essays. Instead it provides the introductory student with the necessary background information on the various religions before looking at how their ideas can be understood not through texts but through the cinematic medium. To keep the conversation fresh, most of the films used in the book were made within the last decade. Furthermore, examples range from popular, mainstream fare, such as Star Wars and the Lord of the Rings trilogy to lesser-known foreign films, such as The Wooden Man's Bride and The Great Yokai War. Several films with a 'cult-like' following are also discussed, including Fight Club, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Jacob's Ladder. This book is also unique in that instead of drawing upon the Judeo-Christian tradition, it draws from Eastern traditions.



Seasons symbols

Seasons   symbols Author Robert P. Wetzler
ISBN-10 PSU:000022008817
Release 1962-06-01
Pages 108
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A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art

A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art Author Clara Erskine Clement Waters
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106001424933
Release 1881
Pages 575
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A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Arts by Clara Erskine Clement

A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Arts by Clara Erskine Clement Author Clara Erskine Clement
ISBN-10 IBNF:CF000267979
Release 1872
Pages 510
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