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Title Picturing the Bible : the earliest Christian art / [edited by] Jeffrey Spier ; with contributions by Mary Charles-Murray ... [et al.].

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press ; Fort Worth : In association with the Kimbell Art Museum, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    704.9482 PIC    Available
Description xv, 309 p. : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 32 cm.
Note Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Kimbell Art Museum and shown there November 18, 2007 - March 30, 2008.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-300) and index.
Contents The earliest Christian art : from personal salvation to imperial power / Jeffrey Spier -- Jewish art and biblical exegesis in the Greco-Roman world / Steven Fine -- The emergence of Christian art / Mary Charles-Murray -- Early Christian images and exegesis / Robin M. Jensen -- Constantine the Great and early Christian art / Johannes G. Deckers -- Bright gardens of paradise / Herbert L. Kessler -- The word made flesh in early decorated Bibles / Herbert L. Kessler -- [pt. 2] Catalogue. -- Exegesis and the earliest Christian images -- Jewish symbols -- The path to salvation -- The life, passion, and resurrection of Christ -- The crucifixion -- The cross -- Apostolic succession and Traditio legis -- Complex exegesis -- Illustrated bibles -- Religious images as imperial messages.
Subject Bible -- Illustrations.
Art, Early Christian.
Added Author Spier, Jeffrey.
Kimbell Art Museum.
ISBN 9780300116830 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0300116837 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780912804477 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0912804475 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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