Iconography of Religions: An Introduction

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Chris Robertson, 1977 - Art and religion - 337 pages
 

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Brilliant book. Good for beginners to understand the basic of religion and it's development through iconography.

Contents

Preface
2
Introduction
18
Primal Religions
38
Polytheism in Ancient Religions
66
Buddhism and Jainism
136
from Aniconic to Iconic
142
Theravada Buddhism and Southern Asia
153
Summary
169
Summary
203
Summary
226
Icons and Eastern Christendom
242
The Trinity in Eastern and Western Christendom
255
Renaissance Reformation and After
264
Summary
277
Notes
291
Short Reading List
324

Shinto and Buddhism
181
Tibet
197

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Moore, now retired, was formerly Associate Professor o

Edward Quinn is Professor Emeritus of English at the City College of New York. He Holds a Ph.D. from New York University and has co-edited several major reference works, including the classic The Reader's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare. Mr. Quinn lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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