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The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture
Tom Devonshire JonesTom Devonshire Jones, Linda MurrayLinda Murray, Peter MurrayPeter Murray

A genre of painting that is not normally reckoned to fall within the category of ‘Christian art’. But as long as artists possess Christian sensibilities and seek to create works that have full artistic integrity, it is likely that the works they produce will, at some level, bear a degree of Christian interpretation. In the Judaeo-Christian tradition the physical world is the theatre for God’s engagement with humanity. Real or imagined places with specific topographical characteristics feature in some of the most famous episodes from biblical literature: the ... ...

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