The sacred gaze

Morgan, David

The sacred gaze : religious visual culture in theory and practice

Berkeley [Calif.] ; Los Angeles [Calif.] ; London : University of California Press, 2005, 1 vol. (XV-318 p.).

ISBN 978-0-520-24306-4

Résumé :
Amply illustrated with more than seventy images from diverse religious traditions, this masterful interdisciplinary study provides a comprehensive and accessible resource for everyone interested in how religious images and visual practice order space and time, communicate with the transcendent, and embody forms of communion with the divine.

David Morgan is the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg professor in christianity and the arts and professor of humanities and art history at Christ College, Valparaiso University. He is the author of several books, including Visual Piety (California, 1998) and Protestants and picture (1999), and coeditor with Sally M. Promey of The visual culture of American religions (California, 2001).

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