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Published: 17 April 2014

368 Pages | 41 halftones


ISBN: 9780199352685

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The Pathos of the Cross

The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts-The Baroque Era

Richard Viladesau

  • Continues the historical theological/aesthetic survey of the first two volumes of this series
  • Systematically examines the presence of theological themes in individual works of art and music of the Baroque period
  • Is unique in its overview of the interrelationships of art and theology during a significant period of religious development
  • Proposes the notion of "pathos " as a means of summarizing the Baroque sensibility with regard to Christ's passion