Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2014

768 Pages | 66 b+w & 72 colour illus.

9.61 x 6.69 inches

ISBN: 9780748639335

Bookseller Code (06)

The Edinburgh Companion to the Bible and the Arts

Edited by Stephen Prickett

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Companions to Literature

  • Divided into 3 sections, Inspiration and Theory, Art and Architecture, and Literature
  • Generously illustrated
  • Covers aesthetic interpretations of specific biblical books; of the Hebrew and Christian Bibles as a whole; the transmission of biblical texts; various bindings and illustrations of Bibles DS in response to pressures as diverse as Islamic craftsmanship and the English Reformation
  • Includes biblical influences on poetry, painting, church architecture, decoration, and stained glass; on poetry, hymns, novels, plays, and fantasy literature
  • Spans the earliest days of the Christian era to the present