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7. Fallen angels

7. Fallen angels  

David Albert Jones

in Angels: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777301
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199547302.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199547302
If the forces of light are angels, what are the forces of darkness? Where do they come from? Led by the Devil, they were originally good angels who rebelled and turned against God. These ... More
5. Christian art transformed: The Reformation

5. Christian art transformed: The Reformation  

Beth Williamson

in Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775772
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803283.003.0006
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chapter
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9780192803283
There have been a number of periods of reform in Christianity that have caused changes in art and its place in Christian worship and observance. For example, the periods of iconoclasm in ... More
4. Depicting the Devil

4. Depicting the Devil  

Darren Oldridge

in The Devil: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777776
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199580996.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199580996
‘Depicting the Devil’ is challenging for writers, artists and filmmakers. In Goethe's Faust, Mephistopheles' character is conveyed in words of nullity and darkness. Milton's Paradise Lost ... More
4. Images and narrative

4. Images and narrative  

Beth Williamson

in Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775772
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803283.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192803283
It has often been stated that the images of Christian art acted as a replacement for words for the illiterate. The view that images were helpful to those whose levels of literacy were not ... More
Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction

Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction  

Beth Williamson

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775772
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803283.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192803283
Christian Art: A Very Short Introduction explores the work of major artists such as Memling, Holbein, El Greco, and Rossetti, and well-known examples including the frescoes of ... More

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