Word Power Books

Book Search

A value is required.

Word Power Books
Word Power Books

TOP 10 BOOKS

Word Power Books

Unstated

Scott Hames

£12.99

More Info
Word Power Books

Selected Poems

Tom Leonard

£9.99

More Info
Word Power Books

21 Revolutions

Adele Patrick

£20.00

More Info
Word Power Books

The Waiting

Regi Claire

£7.99

More Info
Word Power Books

Definite Articles

Tom Leonard

£14.99

More Info
Word Power Books

Arguing for Independence

Stephen Maxwell

£7.49

More Info
Word Power Books

Outside the Narrative

Tom Leonard

£11.99

More Info
Word Power Books

Inspiring Women

STUC Women's Committee

£7.99

More Info
Word Power Books

The Case for Left Wing Nationalism

Stephen Maxwell

£7.49

More Info
Word Power Books

Yes

James Foley

£9.00

More Info
Word Power Books

The Invisible God
The Earliest Christians on Art

 

You are here: Art & Photography > History Of Art - Art & De... > History Of Art: C 500 CE ... 

Word Power Books

The Invisible God
The Earliest Christians on Art

by Paul Corby Finney (Author)

 

Paperback

ISBN: 9780195113815

 

Availability: This is a print on demand item and it could take up to 6 weeks to be despatched.

 

Our Price: £18.05

RRP £19.00 , Save £0.95

 

0 customer(s) reviewed this product



  • Description
  • Reviews
  • Book Details

In this text, the author refutes the traditional assumption that early Christians were opposed in principle to visual images and thus produced no art. He asserts that once Christians acquired legal status and were able to own property and places of worship, they produced art to decorate them.


In this text, the author refutes the traditional assumption that early Christians were opposed in principle to visual images and thus produced no art. He asserts that it was primarily the Christian belief in the invisibility of God, as well as the invisibility of Christians within Roman society, that inhibited their production of images. He shows that once Christians acquired legal status and were able to own property and their places of worship, they started to produce art to decorate them.


 

ISBN 195113810
ISBN13 9780195113815
Publisher Oxford University Press Inc
Format Paperback
Publication date 01/06/1997
Pages 348
Weight (grammes) 535
Published in United States
Height (mm) 234
Width (mm) 156