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Exploring Parish Churches

By: Bonham-Carter, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004957


214 pages; numerous drawings, some b&w photo plates. The evolution of the parish church in England from the time of Christianity arrival through Saxon, Norman, Gothic, Reformation and Renaissance, Classical, Georgian and Victorian, then since 1900. A small section at the back includes comments on "church appurtanances" including, altar, linens, vessels, candles, etc. Light pencil mark on front endpaper, otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Compostela and Europe: The Story of Diego Gelmirez

By: Castineiras, Manuel Quitterie Cazes; Annaig Chatain; et al. (Essays) Manuel Castineiras; Fatima Diez; Emmanuel Garland; et al. (Text of the Catalog Entries)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Milan, Skira: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004841


430 pages; numerous illustrations, most in color. Appendix includes Comparative Chronology (comparing Compstela progress and wors to Hispanic Kingdoms and Europe); Works in the Exhibition; Bibliography. Gelmirez, the first Archbishop of Compostela built it in the 11th and 12th centuries into a wider European power center some say equal to Rome and Jerusalem. Items in the exhibition include historical documents, some illuminated. Red remainder mark on bottom edge. Otherwi... View more info

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Sacred Buddhist Painting

By: Chakraverty, Anjan; Lokesh Chandra (foreword)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press: 2002

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 001464


96 pages; numerous full-color illustrations. Among the contents: Origin of the Buddha Image; Tibetan Buddhist Iconography; Classification of Thangkas; The Evolution of Style, and some other. View more info

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The Word Accomplished

By: Christopher, A.B.; Natalie d'Arbeloff (Etchings by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The World's End Press: 1974

Seller ID: 004683


not paginated. The softcover facsimile of a handmade livre d'artistse (artist's book) published in limited edition of 75. The author offers a perspective of understanding the voice of the Holy Spirit and viwing humans as metaphors of the Trinity. Clean throughout; tight binding; light bump to a corner of the front wrapper. View more info

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Saint Patrick - A Visual Celebration

By: Davis, Courtney; text by Elaine Gill and Dennis O'Neill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001446


128 pages. Art and calligraphy by Davis. Text includes Thomas Kinsella's translation of St. Patrick's Beastplate and Ludwig Bieler's translation of The Confession of St. Patrick. Elaine Gill offers several commentaries on St. Patrick and Cletic spirituality. Contents are clean, tight and bright; head of boards bumped, not affecting contents; small defect, a scrape, to front of jacket. View more info

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The Hand and the Spirit: Religious Art in America 1700-1900

By: Dillenberger, Jane; Joshua C. Taylor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University Art Museum: 1972

Seller ID: 004811


192 pages; color and b&w illustrations. 123 artworks in the catalogue. The authors say that this art is basic to our national heritage. One aspect of the exhibition was to generate scholarship and popular interest in the genre which has been neglected while in "basement storage". View more info

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The Visual Arts and Christianity in America: The Colonial Period through the Nineteenth Century

By: Dillenberger, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chico, California, Scholars Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001205


225 pages; 120 b/w plates, full-page. Number 5 of Scholars Press' Studies in the Humanities series. Previous institutional owner's rubber stamp on inside of wrappers and on free endpapers. Otherwise, clean and tight. View more info

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The Image of Christ

By: Finaldi, Gabriele; Neil MacGregor (introduction); [et al.]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, National Gallery Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001427


224 pages; 79 works illustrated in color with full descriptive entries; additional illustrations throughout; Provenance; Bibliography. The catalogue of the exhibition Seeing Salvation, which aim it was to help the modern secular audience understand the artwork by focusing attention on the purpose for which they were made, and exploring what they might have meant to their original viewers. Clean and tight throughout. View more info

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Art and Popular Religion in Evangelical America, 1915-1940

By: Gambone, Robert L.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Knoxville, The University of Tennessee Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001214


278 pages; numerous b/w and 16 color illustrations. Interestingly organized and complete in its treatment. It includes such as Billy Sunday, Carry Nation and Father Coughlin among the religious and Grant Wood, Ben Shahn, George Bellows, Thomas Hart Benton and Philip Reisman among the artists along with many others. View more info

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Dans les Pas de J├ęsus

By: Lienart, S.E., Cardinal (introduction)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Paris, Libraire Hachette: 1956

Seller ID: 000234


1 signature missing (10 pages). French text. 60 full page b/w; 8 color plates. A photographic documentation of historical sites and landscape that figured in Christ's life. Map labeled with districts, cities and villages named as they were 2000 years ago and with modern names. Interesting views of Palestine and Israel of the 1950s. The dustjacket's plastic covering is delaminating (not shown in image). View more info

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A Covenanted People: The Religious Tradition and the Origins of American Constitutionalism

By: Lutz, Donald S. and Jack D. Warren

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, The John Carter Brown Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004828


88 pages; b&w illustrations throughout. Published on the 200th anniversary of the United States under the Constitution. "American citizens are grateful for the stability of our system whatever its faults. The past 200 years of world history reveals numerous examples of the evils of anarchy and tyranny, to which it must not be assumed the United States is immune." This volume "explores one major strand in the cultural background to our frame of government, n... View more info

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Intractable Disputes About the Natural Law

By: Macintyre, Alasdair and Critics; Lawrence S. Cunningham (Edited by)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: ntre Dame, IN, University of Notre Dame Press: 2009

Seller ID: 004884


374 pages. An initial essay by MacIntyre, "Intractable Moral Disagreements" followed by responses by 8 critics then a final reponse to the critics by MacIntyre. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new. View more info

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Thirty Days: On Retreat with the Exercises of St. Ignatius

By: Mariani, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Compass: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004341


285 pages. Rich with spiritual insight, this sometimes dark and sometimes humorous memoir of the thirty days mixes-in the life of St. Ignatius, the hopes and past of Mariani, and more. Small black dot remainder mark on bottom edge, otherwise clean throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Van Dyck as Religious Artist

By: Martin, John Rupert; Gail Feigenbaum

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Princeton Umiversity, The Art Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 004927


177 pages; 50 illustrated works; 49 comparative illustrations. All are b&w. Interesting connection is drawn from religious art to portraiture. Ex libris: the previous owner's embossed stamp is on the title page. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Siena and the Virgin: Art and Politics in a Late Medieval City State

By: Norman, Diana

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001466


252 pages; 220 illustrations color and b&w. "Celebrating the Virgin Mary as both an object of religious devotion and a focus of civic pride, fourteenth-century Sienese artists established ... a vibrant pictorial tradition that continued into the early decades of the next century." Richly illustrated examination of late medieval Marian art and its political, economic, and cultural relations. In a paperboard slipcase. View more info

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Reaches of Heaven - A Story of the Baal Shem Tov

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1980

Edition: 2nd printing

Seller ID: 000320


95 pages. 23 etchings by Moskowitz. Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov was born in Poland in 1700 and is revered as the leader of chasidim. Singer's stories are a collection of his impressions of the Baal Shem Tov's spirit. View more info

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The Influence of Spiritual Inspiration on American Art

By: Various

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian and Vatican Museums: 1977

Seller ID: 000096


301 pages. Text in English and Italian. Papers by art historians, museum curators, and artists addressed the impact of religion on American art from the 18th to the 20th century.Some essays: Kenneth W. Prescott: Social Realism and the Religious Aspects of the World of Ben Shahn; A.Hyatt Mayor: Religion and Art in North America; James T. Flexner: Spiritual Values Reflected in Early American Art; Will Barnett: A Personal Reflection on the Spiritual Aspects in American Ar... View more info

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Iconografia Assumpcionista

By: Vicens, Maria Teresa

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Valencia, Dirrecion General de Cultura: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001551


100 pages; numerous reproductions, all but a few in color. The catalogue celebrates " Mon i Misteri de la Festa D'Elx". The Festival is celebrated in mid-August at the time of the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin into heaven. Spanish text. View more info

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The Stavelot Triptych: Mosan Art and the Legend of the True Cross

By: Voelkle, William

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library: 1980

Seller ID: 000091


45 pages with 9 color plates. View more info