By Vernon K. Robbins,Walter S. Melion,Roy R. Jeal

A severe examine for these attracted to the intersection of artwork and biblical interpretation

With a distinct concentrate on biblical texts and photographs, this booklet nurtures new advancements in religious study and artwork historical past over the past or 3 a long time. research and interpretation of particular artworks introduce guidance for college kids and lecturers who're attracted to the relation of verbal presentation to visible construction. The essays offer versions for examine within the humanities that stream past conventional disciplinary barriers erected in earlier centuries. particularly, the amount merges fresh advancements in rhetorical interpretation and cognitive stories with artwork old visible exegesis. Readers will grasp the instruments important for integrating a number of techniques either to biblical and creative interpretation.


  • Resources for figuring out the relation of texts to inventive work and images
  • Tools for integrating a number of ways either to biblical and creative interpretation
  • Sixty pictures and fifteen illustrations
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    Vernon ok. Robbins is Professor of recent testomony and Comparative Sacred Texts within the division and Graduate department of faith at Emory college. He introduced sociorhetorical interpretation in New testomony reviews with Jesus the Teacher (1984), constructed it programmatically with Exploring the feel of Texts and The Tapestry of Early Christian Discourse (1996), and accelerated it utilizing conceptual mixing and integration thought in quantity 1 of The Invention of Christian Discourse (2009. He additionally coedited Jesus and Mary Reimagined in Early Christian Literature (2015).

    Walter S. Melion is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of paintings heritage at Emory collage. He has released commonly on Dutch and Flemish artwork and paintings concept of the 16th and 17th centuries, on Jesuit image-theory, at the relation among theology and aesthetics within the early sleek interval, and at the artist Hendrick Goltzius. His books contain Shaping the Netherlandish Canon: Karel van Mander's 'Schilder-Boeck' (1991) and The Meditative paintings: stories within the Northern Devotional Print, 1550-1625 (2009). He has such a lot lately coedited Imago Exegetica: visible pictures as Exegetical tools, 1400-1700 (2014). He was once elected international Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2010.

    Roy R. Jeal is Professor of faith at sales space collage university and is a member of the Editorial Board of the SBL Press Rhetoric of non secular Antiquity crew. he's the writer of Integrating Theology and Ethics in Ephesians: The Ethos of Communication (2000), Colossians-Philemon: A Beginning-Intermediate Greek Reader (2015), and Exploring Philemon: Freedom, Brotherhood, and Partnership within the New Society (2015).

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