Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity

Reading how God and finally Christ are portrayed in early Christian artwork, Jensen explores questions of the connection among artwork and theology, conflicts over idolatry and iconography, and the way the Christological controversies affected the portrayals of Christ. when you consider that a lot of this paintings comes from historical Rome, she areas her research within the context of the background of Roman portraiture. 100 images improve the dialogue.

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