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By J. Cheryl Exum, Ela Nutu
Can a portray or representation of a biblical scene aid readers comprehend the Bible? Conversely, to what quantity can wisdom a few biblical tale aid audience get pleasure from an artist's portrayal of it? reading biblical artwork is greater than an issue of asking even if an artist 'got it correct' or 'got it wrong'. This vigorous number of essays seeks to set up a discussion among the Bible and artwork that sees the biblical textual content and creative representations of it as equivalent dialog companions. by way of texts and canvases from varied angles, the 9 participants to the quantity exhibit how biblical interpretation can shed vital mild on paintings, how paintings can give a contribution considerably to biblical interpretation and the way each one has anything unique to supply to the interpretative job. Contributions contain J. Cheryl Exum on Solomon de Bray's Jael, Deborah and Barak, Hugh S. Pyper on depictions of the connection among David and Jonathan, Martin O'Kane at the biblical Elijah and his visible afterlives, Christina Bucher at the track of Songs and the enclosed backyard motif in fifteenth-century work and engravings of Mary and the baby Jesus, Ela Nutu on modifications within the means male and female artists have represented Judith, Christine E. Joynes on visualizations of Salome's dance, Heidi J. Hornik on Michele Tosini's Nativity, solution to Calvary and Crucifixion as visible narratives, Kelly J. Baker on Henry Ossawa Tanner's The Annunciation and Nicodemus, and Christopher Rowland on William Blake and the hot testomony.
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