The Resource Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice, [by] S.G.F. Brandon

Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice, [by] S.G.F. Brandon

Label
Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice
Title
Man and God in art and ritual
Title remainder
a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice
Statement of responsibility
[by] S.G.F. Brandon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the significance of art and ritual in different cultures including Egyptian, Hindu, Buddhist, Greek, Roman, Christian, Islam, Mayan and others
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-1971
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brandon, S. G. F.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
N72.R4
LC item number
B72
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Art and religion
  • Ritual
  • Art and religion
  • Ritual
Label
Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice, [by] S.G.F. Brandon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 463-491
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. One, The priority of art and ritual -- pt. Two, Ritual and art as primary evidence of religion: the scope, nature and problems of their witness -- Ritual: its relation to myth and doctrine; its efficacy ex Opere Operato -- The dawn of art and architecture -- The cult image -- Symbolism -- Ritual drama -- The sanctuary -- The tomb and its significance -- Votive iconography -- Sculptured crosses: early English and Celtic -- Religion and narrative art -- The illuminated manuscript and book -- Ritual vestments -- The ritual dance -- The ritual use of incense -- pt. Three, Man and God in art and ritual: the evidence interpreted -- The problem and three basic themes of man's quest for significance -- The adumbrations of Palaeolithic art and ritual -- The ambivalence of the great goddess -- Egypt's ritual technique of salvation -- Other variations of the basic themes in the ancient Near East -- Hinduism and Buddhism: the paradoxical witness of their art and ritual -- Mystery cults: salvation through initiation -- Christian art and ritual: the changing emphasis from new life to judgment and damnation -- The paradoxes of Aniconic faiths
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780684136578
Lccn
73001358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)714106
Label
Man and God in art and ritual : a study of iconography, architecture and ritual action as primary evidence of religious belief and practice, [by] S.G.F. Brandon
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 463-491
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
pt. One, The priority of art and ritual -- pt. Two, Ritual and art as primary evidence of religion: the scope, nature and problems of their witness -- Ritual: its relation to myth and doctrine; its efficacy ex Opere Operato -- The dawn of art and architecture -- The cult image -- Symbolism -- Ritual drama -- The sanctuary -- The tomb and its significance -- Votive iconography -- Sculptured crosses: early English and Celtic -- Religion and narrative art -- The illuminated manuscript and book -- Ritual vestments -- The ritual dance -- The ritual use of incense -- pt. Three, Man and God in art and ritual: the evidence interpreted -- The problem and three basic themes of man's quest for significance -- The adumbrations of Palaeolithic art and ritual -- The ambivalence of the great goddess -- Egypt's ritual technique of salvation -- Other variations of the basic themes in the ancient Near East -- Hinduism and Buddhism: the paradoxical witness of their art and ritual -- Mystery cults: salvation through initiation -- Christian art and ritual: the changing emphasis from new life to judgment and damnation -- The paradoxes of Aniconic faiths
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xiv, 514 pages
Isbn
9780684136578
Lccn
73001358
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)714106

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