Picturing the Bible : the earliest Christian art / [edited by] Jeffrey Spier ; with contributions by Mary Charles-Murray ... [et al.].

Title: 
Picturing the Bible : the earliest Christian art / [edited by] Jeffrey Spier ; with contributions by Mary Charles-Murray ... [et al.].
Publisher: 
New Haven : Yale University Press ; Fort Worth : In association with the Kimbell Art Museum, c2007.
Description: 
xv, 309 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 31 cm.
Other Authors: 
Spier, Jeffrey.
Kimbell Art Museum.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
103158
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
N7832.P53 2007z
Notes: 
Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Kimbell Art Museum and shown there November 18, 2007-March 30, 2008.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-300) and index.
Gold glass (p.12-13, 114, 184-186, 189, 192-193, 219, 222-223, 243, 247-248). Includes information on various mosaics.
Contents: 
The earliest Christian art : from personal salvation to imperial power / Jeffrey Spier --
Jewish art and biblical exegesis in the Greco-Roman world / Steven Fine --
The emergence of Christian art / Mary Charles-Murray --
Early Christian images and exegesis / Robin M. Jensen --
Constantine the Great and early Christian art / Johannes G. Deckers --
Bright gardens of paradise / Herbert L. Kessler --
The word made flesh in early decorated Bibles / Herbert L. Kessler.
ISBN: 
9780300116830 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0300116837 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780912804477 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0912804475 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG object: 66.1.37, p. 192-193 (fig. 22).