Art and the Bible Book
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Art and the Bible


  • Author : Francis A. Schaeffer
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2009-08-20
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830874446

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Art and the Bible Excerpt :

In this book's classic essays, Francis A. Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art. With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars."

Art and the Bible Book
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Art and the Bible


  • Author : Francis A. Schaeffer
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11-30
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830834013

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Art and the Bible Excerpt :

In this book's classic essays, Francis A. Schaeffer first examines the scriptural record of the use of various art forms, and then establishes a Christian perspective on art. With clarity and vigor, Schaeffer explains why "the Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars."

The Art of the Bible Book

The Art of the Bible


  • Author : Scot McKendrick
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 0500239479

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The Art of the Bible Excerpt :

For two millennia the Bible has inspired the creation of art. Within this legacy of remarkable art and beauty, illuminated biblical manuscripts offer some of the best evidence for our understanding of early Christian painting and artistic interpretations of the Bible. This beautiful and important new book, compiled and written by two internationally renowned experts, immerses the reader in the world of illuminated manuscripts of the Bible. Through its pictures we are transported across 1,000 years of history, passing chronologically through many of the major centres of the Christian world. Starting in Constantinople in the East, the journey moves on to Lindisfarne in the North, to imperial Aachen, back to Canterbury, then to Carolingian Tours in western France. Later we view some of the riches of Winchester, Mozarabic Spain, Crusader Jerusalem, the Meuse valley, northern Iraq, Paris, London, Bologna, Naples, Bulgaria, the Low Countries, Rome and Persia. Our journey ends in Gondar, the capital of imperial Ethiopia. Fortyfive remarkable books - each a treasure in its own right - provide our itinerary through time and across continents. Together they enable us to explore and revel in the extraordinary art and beauty of illuminated biblical manuscripts, some of the finest but least-known paintings from the Middle Ages.

Living By the Book Book
Score: 4.5
From 45 Ratings

Living By the Book


  • Author : Howard G. Hendricks
  • Publisher : Moody Publishers
  • Release Date : 2007-05-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802479549

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Living By the Book Excerpt :

For every person who draws strength and direction from the Bible, there are many more who struggle with it. Some call it a long book with fine print and obscure meaning. Some call it a mystery, a chore to read, or an undecipherable puzzle. The good news is you can easily solve this problem. With over 300,000 sold, this revised and expanded edition of Living by the Book will remove the barriers that keep Scripture from transforming your life. In a simple, step-by-step fashion, the authors explain how to glean truth from Scripture. It is practical, readable, and applicable. By following its easy-to-apply principles, you'll soon find yourself drawing great nourishment from the Word—and enjoying the process! The Living by the Book Workbook is the perfect compliment to provide practical application of lessons.

Fantasy Art Bible Book

Fantasy Art Bible


  • Author : Jane Moseley
  • Publisher : Chartwell Books
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610583596

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Fantasy Art Bible Excerpt :

An inspirational and practical guide to fantasy and science fiction art techniques.

NLT Art of Life Holy Bible  A Visual Celebration Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

NLT Art of Life Holy Bible A Visual Celebration


  • Author : Tyndale
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23
  • Genre: Bibles
  • Pages : 1441
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496437839

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NLT Art of Life Holy Bible A Visual Celebration Excerpt :

What distinguishes this edition of the New Living Translation of the Bible are the line drawings by Dina Danosa of plants, animals, landscapes, and people mentioned in Scripture.

Narrative Art in the Bible Book

Narrative Art in the Bible


  • Author : Shimeon Bar-Efrat
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 1989-01-01
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 10 : 9781850751335

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Narrative Art in the Bible Excerpt :

"This new series is designed with the needs of introductory level students in mind. It will also appeal to general readers who want to be better informed about the latest advances in our understanding of the Bible and of the intellectual, political and religious world in which it was formed." "The authors in this series bring to light the methods and insights of a whole range of disciplines - including archaeology, history, literary criticism and the social sciences - while also introducing fresh insights and approaches arising from their own research."--BOOK JACKET.

Art as Biblical Commentary Book

Art as Biblical Commentary


  • Author : J. Cheryl Exum
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-05-23
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780567687852

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Art as Biblical Commentary Excerpt :

Art as Biblical Commentary is not just about biblical art but, more importantly, about biblical exegesis and the contributions visual criticism as an exegetical tool can make to biblical exegesis and commentary. Using a range of texts and numerous images, J. Cheryl Exum asks what works of art can teach us about the biblical text. 'Visual criticism' is her term for an approach that addresses this question by focusing on the narrativity of images-reading them as if, like texts, they have a story to tell-and asking what light an image's 'story' can shed on the biblical narrator's story. In Part I, Exum elaborates on her approach and offers a personal testimony to the value of visual criticism. Part 2 examines in detail the story of Hagar in Genesis 16 and 21. Part 3 contains chapters on erotic looking and voyeuristic gazing in the stories of Bathsheba, Susanna, Joseph and Potiphar's wife and the Song of Songs; on the distribution of renown among Jael, Deborah and Barak; on the Bible's notorious women, Eve and Delilah; and on the sacrificed female body in the stories of the Levite's wife (Judges 19) and Mary the mother of Jesus.

Bible Journaling Made Simple Book

Bible Journaling Made Simple


  • Author : Sandy Allnock
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-10-17
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781440353369

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Bible Journaling Made Simple Excerpt :

Draw closer to God and creatively unlock more of the Good Book! Your relationship with God is unique. Shouldn't your Bible reflect and celebrate that bond? In this introduction to Bible journaling, you'll discover meaningful ways to combine art, heart and scripture--from backgrounds to hand-lettered verses to beautiful full-page drawings. No expensive supplies or artistic skills are required...only a desire to honor and enhance your spiritual life. To guide your creative worship experience, this book provides: • Prompts to engage you with the text, then visually interpret Scripture in words and pictures • Basic techniques for working with colored pencils, watercolor pencils and watercolor paints • 21 step-by-step tutorials for drawing trees, flowers, skies, mountains, maps, water, light and other popular themes • Tons of inspirational page samples and suggested verses to illustrate • Downloadable icons and technique videos available on the author's website Whether you're new to Bible journaling or looking for fresh ideas, this book will lead you on a rewarding spiritual journey. Success is not measured in the complexity or polish of the art, but in a deeper, more personal connection with God. "Our lives are busy, and we leave a trail of things-we-should-remember on the ground behind us. Instead, scoop them up and journal them. Preserve the lessons vital to our growth as Christians." ~page 12

The Bible and Art Book

The Bible and Art


  • Author : Janet Mellor
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-02-29
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443889728

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The Bible and Art Excerpt :

This book explores the revelation of God’s love in the mystery of the covenant, and shows how this potent theological concept has inspired artists through the ages to reflect on the nature of divine interaction with mankind. It traces the development of the covenantal relationship between God and the Jewish people as given in the Hebrew Scriptures, and examines the Christian concept of the New Covenant, portrayed by Gospel writers and those of the early Church in the New Testament. Alongside this, the book matches a variety of artistic work in which these texts are made visible. The reference to over 300 works of art is a mere sample, and will inspire readers to research this hugely rich resource both for their own interest and for use in teaching about the Christian faith and its important Jewish roots. Learning in the contemporary world often lifts the emphasis from mere words to illustration, and this book shows clearly that, throughout history, the Christian world has sought to use art to aid understanding of biblical texts. Art continues to be used hand-in-hand with the Scriptures in present-day classrooms, as well as in group and individual study. This volume provides a basis for the exploration of God’s love in his covenantal relationship with the People of God, ancient and modern, and will serve to inspire an investigation of the huge range of artistic interpretation which is available through twenty-first century technology.

The Art of Biblical Narrative Book
Score: 4
From 7 Ratings

The Art of Biblical Narrative


  • Author : Robert Alter
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2011-04-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465025558

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The Art of Biblical Narrative Excerpt :

From celebrated translator of the Hebrew Bible Robert Alter, the classic study of the Bible as literature, a winner of the National Jewish Book Award. Renowned critic and translator Robert Alter's The Art of Biblical Narrative has radically expanded our view of the Bible by recasting it as a work of literary art deserving studied criticism. In this seminal work, Alter describes how the Hebrew Bible's many authors used innovative literary styles and devices such as parallelism, contrastive dialogue, and narrative tempo to tell one of the most revolutionary stories of all time: the revelation of a single God. In so doing, Alter shows, these writers reshaped not only history, but also the art of storytelling itself.

The Bible in Art Book

The Bible in Art


  • Author : Richard Mühlberger
  • Publisher : Gramercy
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Art and religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 0517037467

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The Bible in Art Excerpt :

Presents masterpieces of art from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century that depict scenes from the New Testament, including paintings by Raphael, Rembrandt, Van Gogh, El Greco, and others, along with a discussion of each work

The Art of Bible Journaling Book

The Art of Bible Journaling


  • Author : Erin Bassett
  • Publisher : Get Creative 6
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 1942021828

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The Art of Bible Journaling Excerpt :

Christians wishing to strengthen their connection to God have embraced Bible journaling, which allows them to reflect on scripture while adding creative touches to each meaningful verse. For those wishing to embark on this journey, The Art of Bible Journaling first covers the basics, from choosing a Bible to embellishments and art techniques, and then provides more than 60 inspirational projects. Plus, you get bonus items like traceable art, stickers, templates, and more!

The Bible Illuminated Book

The Bible Illuminated


  • Author : Museum of the Bible Books
  • Publisher : Museum of the Bible Books
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1945470127

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The Bible Illuminated Excerpt :

From a world lit only by fire, some of the most beautiful Bibles were created, illuminated, and enlivened with breathtaking illustrations. Within The Bible Illuminated you will be introduced to kings and queens, monks and nuns, scribes and artists, librarians and historians, as well as modern-day collectors all hoping to preserve history by putting personal touches on their own copies of the most influential book of all time—the Bible. Discover the geographical, theological, and historical contexts of these documents, as well as how illustrations disseminated the Bible among a mostly illiterate population. Be transported across the globe, across thousands of years, and across numerous cultures as you explore the history, narrative, and impact of illustrated manuscripts in The Bible Illuminated. Exquisite reproductions of the finest manuscripts and detailed descriptions combine to create a stunning, authentic, and powerful book that will become a keepsake treasured for generations. Immerse yourself in the Bible in a visually creative way that awakens the imagination and journeys you through history with emotional impact.

Ultimate Art Bible Book

Ultimate Art Bible


  • Author : Sarah Hoggett
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1908449012

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Ultimate Art Bible Excerpt :

Introduces the equipment and materials used in drawing and painting; explains the concepts of color and tone, perspective, and color theory and composition; and demonstrates the techniques for drawing, watercolor, and oils and acrylics.