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Image as Insight Visual Understanding in Western Christianity and Secular Culture

ISBN-10: 1597529028

ISBN-13: 9781597529020

Edition: N/A

Authors: Margaret R. Miles

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List price: $25.00
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
Hermeneutics and the History of Image Users
History and the Historian
Language and the Historian
Language and Power
Interest and Historical Method
A Hermeneutics of Visual Images
Images and Texts
Images and the Life of the Body
"The Evidence of our Eyes": Fourth-Century Roman Churches
Images in the Early Church: Two Unusable Approaches
Architecture and Images Before the Peace of the Church
The Fourth Century: Architecture, Images, and Liturgy
Fourth-Century Images and Theological Language
The Late Fourth Century: Reevaluation of the Via Universalis
Images of Women in Fourteenth-Century Tuscan Painting
The Importance of Vision in Fourteenth-Century Italy
Images and Texts
The Virgin and Mary Magdalene
Images of Women in Fourteenth-Century Italian Communities
Historical Images of Women and Hermeneutics
Vision and the Sixteenth-Century Protestant and Roman Catholic Reforms
Vision in Late-Medieval Liturgy: Theory and Practice
Architecture, Images, and the Reform of Liturgy
Protestant Vision
Catholic Reform
Images, Education, and Propaganda: The Protestant Reform
Images, Education, and Propaganda: The Roman Catholic Reform
The Success of the Sixteenth-Century Reformations
Image and Language in Contemporary Culture
Language Training in Our Culture
Language and Images: A Theory
Training in Image Use
Images and Religion
"To Understand through the Eyes"
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index