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Routledge Research in Art and Religion


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Routledge Research in Art and Religion is a new series focusing on religion and spirituality as examined by scholars working in the fields of art history and visual studies. Proposals for monographs and edited collections on this topic are welcomed.

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Aesthetic Theology in the Franciscan Tradition: The Senses and the Experience of God in Art

Aesthetic Theology in the Franciscan Tradition: The Senses and the Experience of God in Art

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Xavier Seubert, Oleg Bychkov
November 11, 2019

The book investigates the aesthetic theology embedded in the Franciscan artistic tradition. The novelty of the approach is in applying concepts gleaned from Franciscan textual sources to create a deeper understanding of how art in all its sensual forms was foundational to the Franciscan milieu....

Tree of Jesse Iconography in Northern Europe in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

Tree of Jesse Iconography in Northern Europe in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries

1st Edition

Susan L. Green
November 05, 2018

This book is the first detailed investigation to focus on the late medieval use of Tree of Jesse imagery, traditionally a representation of the genealogical tree of Christ. In northern Europe, from the mid-fifteenth to the early sixteenth centuries, it could be found across a wide range of media....

Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art: The Transcultural Icon

Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art: The Transcultural Icon

1st Edition

C.A. Tsakiridou
August 08, 2018

Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,...

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