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The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries von Hornik, Heidi J. (eBook)

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The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries

Charting the theological and cultural potency of Acts across the timespan of Christian history, this work of profound scholarship reveals the full extent of the New Testament book's religious, artistic, literary, and political influence. Reveals the influence of Acts at key turning points in the history of the Christian church Traces the rich and varied artistic and cultural heritage rooted in Acts, from music to literature Analyzes the political significance of the book as a touchstone in the church's external relations Provides detailed commentary on the exegesis of Acts down the centuries
Heidi J. Hornik is Professor of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art History at Baylor University, USA. She is a highly respected art historian and scholar in the field of reception history, and the author of Michele Tosini and the Ghirlandaio Workshop in Cinquecento Florence (2009). Prof Hornik co-authored the three- volume series Illuminating Luke (2003, 2005, 2007) with her collaborator on this publication, Mikeal Parsons, with whom she also co-edited Interpreting Christian Art (2004). Mikeal C. Parsons is Professor and Macon Chair in Religion at Baylor University, USA, where he has taught since 1986. His extensive publications on textual as well as interpretive topics in biblical studies include Body and Character in Luke and Acts: The Subversion of Physiognomy in Early Christianity (2011), and Luke: Storyteller, Evangelist, Interpreter (2007). Prof Parsons has collaborated with Prof Hornik on two previous publications, both as co-author on the three-volume series Illuminating Luke (2003, 2005, 2007), and as co-editor of Interpreting Christian Art (2004).

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 368
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781118597897
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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The Acts of the Apostles Through the Centuries

List of Figures

Figure 1 St. Paul. 5th-6th century. Detail of the vault mosaics. Archbishop's Palace, Ravenna, Italy. Photo: Scala/Art Resource, NY Figure 2 Ascension and the Three Marys. 4th century. Ivory plaque. Bayerischers Nationalmuseum, Munich. Photo: Bayerischers Nationalmuseum, Munich. Inv.-No. MA 157, Photo No. D27841 Figure 3 Ascension. Miniature depicted on folio l3v. of the Syriac Evangeliary of Rabbula (Ms. Plut. I 56). 586. Parchment codex. Bibliotcca Laurenziana, Florence, Italy. Photo: Alinari/Art Resource, NY Figure 4 El Greco (I541-1614). Saints Peter and Paul. 1587-92. Oil. Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo: Scala/Art Resource, NY Figure 5 Fra Angelico (1387-1455). Ascension of Christ. From the doors of the Silver Cabinet. 1449-53. Museo di S. Marco, Florence, Italy. Photo: Nicolo Orsi Battaglini/Art Resource, NY Figure 6 Election of Matthias. 1269. Manuscript illumination. MS 965 fol. 106v (Rockefeller-McCormick New Testament). Photo: Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library Figure 7 The Descent of the Holy Spirit. 586. Manuscript illumination from the Syriac Evangeliary of Rabbula. Biblioteca Laurenziana, Florence, Italy. Photo: Alinari/Art Resource, NY Figure 8 Giotto di Bondone (1266-1336). Pentecost . c. 1305. Fresco. Scrovegni, Chapel, Padua, Italy. Photo: Alfredo Dagli Orti/Art Resource, NY Figure 9 Botticelli (1447-1510). Descent of the Holy Ghost. 1495-1505. Oil. Birmingham City Museum, Great Britain. Photo: Birmingham Museums Picture Library Figure 10 Pentecost , Donald Jackson. Copyright 2002, The Saint John's Bible , Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA. Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Catholic Edition, Copyright 1993, 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Figure 11 Raphael (1483-1520). The Healing of the Lame Man. 1515-16. Watercolor on paper mounted onto canvas (tapestry cartoon), 3.4 × 5.4m. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain. Photo: V&A Images, London/Art Resource, NY Figure 12 Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665). Saints Peter and John Healing the Lame Man. 1655. Oil on canvas, 49 1/2 × 65 in. Marquand Fund, 1924 (24.45.2). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, U.S.A. Image copyright © The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY Figure 13 Life in Community, Aidan Hart in collaboration with Donald Jackson, The Saint John's Bible, Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA. Scripture quotations are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, Catholic Edition, Copyright 1993, 1989 National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Figure 14 Tommaso Masaccio (1401-28). Saint Peter Distributing the Common Goods and Punishment of Ananias. 1425. Fresco. Brancacci Chapel, Sta Maria del Carmine, Florence. Photo: Alfredo Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY

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