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Published: 26 September 2013

672 Pages


ISBN: 9780199680276

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The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture

Second Edition

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray, and Peter Murray

  • Comprehensive A-Z coverage of art and architecture influenced by Christianity in 1,900 cross-referenced entries
  • First edition accessibly written by the renowned experts Linda and Peter Murray; new edition contributed to by numerous area experts
  • Provides full coverage of the context and inspiration derived from the Christian world that underlies much of Western art and architecture
  • Numerous specific examples of recent works of art and where to locate them
  • Wide-ranging and updated bibliography on companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Over 100 new entries written by expert contributors
  • Greatly expanded focus: entries covering newly emerged art of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, and Christian art from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Australasia, and the Americas
  • Major revision of authoritative bibliography, and relocation of this feature to a regularly updated companion web page