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Signs and symbols in Christian art..

George Ferguson

Signs and symbols in Christian art..

by George Ferguson

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL16675576M

A reference book that explains the use of everything from square halos to eyeballs on platters in western art. It does this by giving the ``definitions`` to visual images that have been used to communicate the themes of Christianity throughout the ages. It contains illustrations including line drawings of imagery that coincides with the glossary sections as well as Renaissance paintings. Heavily pictorial, with page after page of line drawings, this easy-to-follow guide to the symbolism of Christian liturgy, art, architecture, manuscripts, stained glass, and more is splendid. You'll find out about apostles, sacred monograms, symbolic flowers and trees, various kinds of crosses, and related paraphernalia. pages, softcover/5(2).

2nd ed. London, Zwemmer, With illus. in b/w and 16 plates in colour. Orig. buckram. Dustjacket.*A comprehensive book about the sources and uses of signs and symbols in Christian art. The text explains simply and clearly the meaning of signs and symbols. Computers, pages Signs & Symbols in Christian Art Oxford University Press, This book gives you information on a range of issues including understanding what influences your communication style, how to improve your active listening skills, avoiding.

Saints, Signs, and Symbols: The Symbolic Language of Christian Art - eBook () by Hilarie Cornwell, James Cornwell Hear about sales, receive special offers & /5(2). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance by George Ferguson (, Paperback, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Signs and Symbols in Christian Art book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First published in and having gone through s 4/5. Signs & Symbols in Christian Art - George Ferguson, George Wells Ferguson - Google Books First published in and having gone through several editions, this comprehensive book remains the.

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Ferguson, George. In addition to a discussion of objects treated symbolically in Christian art, Goerge Ferguson explores the Old Testament characters and events and their symbolic representation in art. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance () by Brand: Oxford University Press.

This is a great short reference guide to the symbols found in Christian art. Many of us aren't familiar with the meanings attacted to deer, strawberries, and daisies, so it's easy to miss the messages put into Christian images, which were meant to be perfectly plain to everyone/5(14).

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First published in and having gone through several editions, this comprehensive book remains the authoritative source in the field. This paperback edition includes all of the illustrations from the original edition, as well as the complete and unabridged text.

Divided into fourteen Brand: Oxford University Press. Extensive glossaries and indexes round out the book. Broadly inclusive and sensitive to the perspectives of every church tradition, this volume will be an invaluable resource for churches using Christian art as well as for general readers curious about the meaning of common Christian symbols.

Signs and Symbols in Christian Art by George Ferguson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: George Ferguson: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5().

I am an artist. I wanted to include Christian symbols and signs in my pottery. Many of the signs or quite common, but the reasons for the symbols and signs are forgotten by many.

This book both gives detailed pictures of each sign and symbol and also explains completely what each symbol means and why the symbol came about/5(44).

Signs and Symbols in Christian Art: With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance (Galaxy Books): With Illustrations from Paintings of the Renaissance Ferguson, George Published by Oxford University Press, U.S.A. ()/5(). Signs and Symbols in Christian Art With Illustrations from Paintings from the Renaissance (Galaxy Books) by George Ferguson.

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Free shipping over $Cited by:   I enjoy learning about Christian symbolism in the art and architecture of churches. This book has entries on many religious figures, but it does not explain the art or architecture itself. So there is an entry, say, to explain who St.

Peter was, but no examples of the art or churches that features him/5. Signs & Symbols in Christian Art, George Ferguson, George Wells Ferguson, Oxford University Press,pages.

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This paperback edition includes.Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Divided into 14 chapters, text and illustrations reveal the symbolism inherent in representations of religious personages, the Earth and Sky, animals, birds, insects, and flowers.thier symbols.

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