9780199695102 English 0199695105 The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art and Architecture explains awide range of terms used in the study of the history of Christian artand architecture including subjects, topics, themes, artists, works,movements, and buildings. This long-awaited new edition of Peter andLinda Murray's classic text continues to provide an invaluable,authoritative, and engaging guide to interpreting Christian Art both forstudents and teachers of the subject, as well as non-specialists orthose without a formal education in Christianity.The new editor,the Reverend Tom Devonshire Jones, has been aided by over a dozenexpert contributors, fully updating the text for the new century. Areasthat have been expanded upon include the artwork,artists, and innovations of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries (such asthe relationship between Christianity and film). Coverage includes artfrom around the world, with new entries upon the Christian art of NorthAmerica, Latin America, Australasia, and of the non-Western world, aswell as Christian artistic interactions with other religions, includingJudaism and Islam.The detailed bibliography has been heavilyrevised and updated, increasing the number of sources cited andexpanding on sources relevant to the study of non-traditional Christianart. The updated bibliography will be placed on a companion webpage tothe Dictionary, which will also feature an appendix of web links to sites of relevantinterest.Readership: Students andteachers of Christian art history and architecture; members of churchcommunities; general readers interested in religious culture, art, andarchitecture; and visitors to art collections and galleries.