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Images and relics : theological perceptions and visual images in sixteenth-century Europe / John Dillenberger.

By: Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford studies in historical theologyPublication details: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.Description: 1 online resource (xii, 248 pages) : illustrationsContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780199761463
  • 0199761469
  • 0585270473
  • 9780585270470
  • 9780195121728
  • 0195121724
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 704.9/482/09409031 21
LOC classification:
  • N7862 .D56 1999eb
Other classification:
  • 11.55
  • 20.70
  • LH 65720
Online resources:
Contents:
pt. I. Cultural and Theological Settings. 1. Setting the Stage for the Image Question -- pt. II. Artists and Images. 2. Matthias Grunewald: Extending the Medieval World. 3. Albrecht Durer: Renaissance Humanist Reform. 4. Lucas Cranach the Elder: A Reformation Artist. 5. Michelangelo Buonarroti: Catholic Reformation Piety. 6. Three Artists with Distinctive Accents -- pt. III. Iconoclasm and Beyond. 7. The Rejection and Repositioning of Visual Images. Conclusion: Thoughts in the Wake of the Reformation.
Summary: John Dillenberger has written the first comprehensive account of the relation between the visual arts and theological currents in Europe during the first half of the sixteenth century. With an astute knowledge of the theology of the period and a keen interest in the lives and work of prominent artists, Dillenberger makes incisive connections that illuminate the cultural movements of the time.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-230) and index.

pt. I. Cultural and Theological Settings. 1. Setting the Stage for the Image Question -- pt. II. Artists and Images. 2. Matthias Grunewald: Extending the Medieval World. 3. Albrecht Durer: Renaissance Humanist Reform. 4. Lucas Cranach the Elder: A Reformation Artist. 5. Michelangelo Buonarroti: Catholic Reformation Piety. 6. Three Artists with Distinctive Accents -- pt. III. Iconoclasm and Beyond. 7. The Rejection and Repositioning of Visual Images. Conclusion: Thoughts in the Wake of the Reformation.

John Dillenberger has written the first comprehensive account of the relation between the visual arts and theological currents in Europe during the first half of the sixteenth century. With an astute knowledge of the theology of the period and a keen interest in the lives and work of prominent artists, Dillenberger makes incisive connections that illuminate the cultural movements of the time.

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