Reviews

  • A Review of Noah Charney, Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece. New York, Public Affairs, 2010. When I picked up this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect out of 288 pages on […]

    Review: Stealing the Mystic Lamb

    A Review of Noah Charney, Stealing the Mystic Lamb: The True Story of the World’s Most Coveted Masterpiece. New York, Public Affairs, 2010. When I picked up this book, I wasn’t sure what to expect out of 288 pages on […]

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  •  Sheila Hale, Titian: His Life. London: HarperPress, 2012, xxi + 832 pp., £30/ $39.99 hardback. Sheila Hale begins the introduction of her tome on the life of Titian (Tiziano Vicellio, c.1488/90 – 1576) with the following quote from Edward Said: “Any style […]

    Review: Titian: His Life

     Sheila Hale, Titian: His Life. London: HarperPress, 2012, xxi + 832 pp., £30/ $39.99 hardback. Sheila Hale begins the introduction of her tome on the life of Titian (Tiziano Vicellio, c.1488/90 – 1576) with the following quote from Edward Said: “Any style […]

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  • Jay M. Price, Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 288 pp. | Cloth $78/£50. Joseph M. Siry, Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture, Chicago: University of Chicago […]

    Reviews: Temples for a Modern God & Beth Sholom Synagogue

    Jay M. Price, Temples for a Modern God: Religious Architecture in Postwar America, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 288 pp. | Cloth $78/£50. Joseph M. Siry, Beth Sholom Synagogue: Frank Lloyd Wright and Modern Religious Architecture, Chicago: University of Chicago […]

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  • In my previous post, I introduced the epistemic shifts occurring across the theological, political and philosophical landscape of the early 1800s which gave rise to a new kind of theological expression, or, theo-literature. Writers from Schiller to Wordsworth to Coleridge […]

    Facing the Darkness II: The Gaps in the System

    In my previous post, I introduced the epistemic shifts occurring across the theological, political and philosophical landscape of the early 1800s which gave rise to a new kind of theological expression, or, theo-literature. Writers from Schiller to Wordsworth to Coleridge […]

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  • Richard Harries. The Image of Christ in Modern Art. Surrey: Ashgate, 2013, x + 176 pp., £19.99/$39.95 pbk. In this insightful new survey, former bishop of Oxford Richard Harries presents the original view that the modern art movement has helped […]

    Review: The Image of Christ in Modern Art

    Richard Harries. The Image of Christ in Modern Art. Surrey: Ashgate, 2013, x + 176 pp., £19.99/$39.95 pbk. In this insightful new survey, former bishop of Oxford Richard Harries presents the original view that the modern art movement has helped […]

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  • Michael J. Bauer. Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God’s People. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013, 328 pp., £19.99/$29.00, paper. In this ‘practical study of arts ministry’ with an intended audience of ‘the church’, Michael J. Bauer’s Arts Ministry: Nurturing the […]

    Review: Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God’s People

    Michael J. Bauer. Arts Ministry: Nurturing the Creative Life of God’s People. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2013, 328 pp., £19.99/$29.00, paper. In this ‘practical study of arts ministry’ with an intended audience of ‘the church’, Michael J. Bauer’s Arts Ministry: Nurturing the […]

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  • “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away,” Edited by Susan Srigley, University of Notre Dame Press, 2012, 232 pps.. £17 / $28. Flannery O’Connor belies easy stereotype. Her deepest narratives rest in the broader story of […]

    Review: “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away”

    “Dark Faith: New Essays on Flannery O’Connor’s The Violent Bear It Away,” Edited by Susan Srigley, University of Notre Dame Press, 2012, 232 pps.. £17 / $28. Flannery O’Connor belies easy stereotype. Her deepest narratives rest in the broader story of […]

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