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The Resource 75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film, Terry Glaspey

75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film, Terry Glaspey

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75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film
Title
75 masterpieces every Christian should know
Title remainder
the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film
Statement of responsibility
Terry Glaspey
Title variation
Seventy-five masterpieces every Christian should know
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Some of the greatest painters, musicians, architects, writers, filmmakers, and poets have taken their inspiration from their faith and impacted millions of people with their creations. Now readers can discover the stories behind seventy-five of these masterpieces and the artists who created them. From the art of the Roman catacombs to Rembrandt to Makoto Fujimura; from Gregorian Chant to Bach to U2; from John Bunyan and John Donne to Flannery O'Connor and Frederick Buechner; this book unveils the artistic heritage left by believers who were masters at their craft. Author and historian Terry Glaspey shares the true stories behind these masterpieces and helps readers see the details they might have missed. By looking through the eyes of these creative artists, readers will gain deeper perspectives about the human condition, the Christian story, and their own spiritual lives
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
261.5/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BR115.A8
LC item number
G55 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film, Terry Glaspey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-367)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paintings in the Roman Catacombs / unknown (paintings, c. 300) -- The Book of Kells / unknown (illuminated manuscript, c. 550) -- Gregorian Chant / unknown (choral works, c. 580) -- Ordo Virtutum / Hildegard of Bingen (choral work, c. 1151) -- Chartres Cathedral / unknown (cathedral, 1134) -- The Windows of Sainte-Chapelle / unknown (stained glass, 1248) -- The Divine Comedy / Dante (poem, c. 1320) -- The Scrovegni Chapel Frescoes / Giotto (paintings, c. 1305) -- The Holy Trinity Icon / Andrei Rublev (painting, c. 1410) -- The Adoration of the Lamb / Jan van Eyck (paintings, 1432) -- The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse / Albrecht Dürer (woodcut, 1498) -- The Garden of Earthly Delights / Hieronymus Bosch (paintings, c. 1500) -- The Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel / Michelangelo (painting, 1508-12) -- "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" / Martin Luther (hymn, c. 1529) -- The Procession to Calvary / Pieter Brueghel (painting, 1564) -- The Burial of the Count of Orgaz / El Greco (painting, c. 1586) -- The Incredulity of Saint Thomas / Caravaggio (painting, 1601-2) -- The Holy Sonnets / John Donne (poems, 1633) -- The Temple / George Herbert (poems, 1633) -- Agnus Dei / Francisco de Zurbarán (painting, c. 1635-40) -- St. Teresa in Ecstasy / Bernini (sculpture, 1652) -- The Return of the Prodigal Son / Rembrandt (painting, c. 1669) -- The Pilgrim's Progress / John Bunyan (novel, 1678) -- "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" / Isaac Watts (hymn, 1707) -- St. Matthew's Passion / Johann Sebastian Bach (oratorio, 1727) -- Messiah / Georg Frideric Handel (oratorio, 1741) -- "Amazing Grace" / John Newton (hymn, 1779) -- Songs of Innocence and Experience / William Blake (poems, 1789-94) -- The Creation / Franz Joseph Haydn (oratorio, 1798) -- Pride and Prejudice / Jane Austen (novel, 1813) -- The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog / Caspar David Friedrich (painting, 1818) -- Symphony no. 5, The Reformation / Felix Mendelssohn (classical music, 1830) -- The Voyage of Life / Thomas Cole (paintings, 1842) -- The Light of the World / William Holman Hunt (painting, 1854) -- The Heart of the Andes / Frederic Edwin Church (painting, 1859) -- Fairy Tales / George MacDonald (stories, c. 1871) -- The Brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoyevsky (novel, 1879) -- La Sagrada Familia Cathedral / Antoni Gaudi (cathedral, begun 1882) -- Starry Night / Vincent van Gogh (painting, 1889) -- The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ / James Tissot (paintings, 1896) -- The Annunciation / Henry Ossawa Tanner (painting, 1898) -- The Complete Poems / Emily Dickinson (poems, 1890) -- The Innocence of Father Brown / G. K. Chesterton (short stories, 1911) -- The Life of Christ / Emil Nolde (paintings, 1912) -- Poems / Gerard Manley Hopkins (poems, 1918) -- The Resurrection at Cookham / Stanley Spencer (painting, 1926) -- Death Comes for the Archbishop / Willa Cather (novel, 1927) -- The Passion of Joan of Arc / Carl Theodore Dreyer (film, 1928) -- Head of Christ / Georges Rouault (painting, 1937) -- The Power and the Glory / Graham Greene (novel, 1940) -- Quartet for the End of Time / Olivier Messiaen (classical music, 1941) -- Four Quartets / T. S. Eliot (poems, 1943) -- The Man Born to Be King / Dorothy L. Sayers (drama, 1943) -- Rome, Open City / Roberto Rossellini (film, 1945) -- It's a Wonderful Life / Frank Capra (film, 1946) -- "I Will Move On Up a Little Higher" / Mahalia Jackson (recording, 1947) -- The Chronicles of Narnia / C. S. Lewis (children's stories, 1950-56) -- The Lord of the Rings / J. R. R. Tolkien (novels, 1954-55) -- A Love Supreme / John Coltrane (recording, 1964) -- Au Hasard du Balthasar / Robert Bresson (film, 1966) -- Andrei Rublev / Andrei Tarkovsky (film, 1966) -- Cancer Ward / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (novel, 1967) -- At Folsom Prison / Johnny Cash (recording, 1968) -- The Complete Stories / Flannery O'Connor (short stories, 1971) -- Only Visiting This Planet / Larry Norman (recording, 1972) -- Symphony no. 3, The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs / Henryk Górecki (classical music, 1976) -- Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws / Bruce Cockburn (recording, 1979) -- The Second Coming / Walker Percy (novel, 1980) -- The Last Supper / Sadao Watanabe (print, 1981) -- Godric / Frederick Buechner (novel, 1981) -- Infidels / Bob Dylan (recording, 1983) -- The Joshua Tree / U2 (recording, 1987) -- Paradise Garden / Howard Finster (artistic assemblage, c. 1990) -- The Four Holy Gospels / Makoto Fujimura (paintings, 2011) -- The Tree of Life / Terrence Malick (film, 2011)
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780801017100
Lccn
2015017890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
ocn903675620
Label
75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film, Terry Glaspey
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-367)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paintings in the Roman Catacombs / unknown (paintings, c. 300) -- The Book of Kells / unknown (illuminated manuscript, c. 550) -- Gregorian Chant / unknown (choral works, c. 580) -- Ordo Virtutum / Hildegard of Bingen (choral work, c. 1151) -- Chartres Cathedral / unknown (cathedral, 1134) -- The Windows of Sainte-Chapelle / unknown (stained glass, 1248) -- The Divine Comedy / Dante (poem, c. 1320) -- The Scrovegni Chapel Frescoes / Giotto (paintings, c. 1305) -- The Holy Trinity Icon / Andrei Rublev (painting, c. 1410) -- The Adoration of the Lamb / Jan van Eyck (paintings, 1432) -- The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse / Albrecht Dürer (woodcut, 1498) -- The Garden of Earthly Delights / Hieronymus Bosch (paintings, c. 1500) -- The Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel / Michelangelo (painting, 1508-12) -- "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" / Martin Luther (hymn, c. 1529) -- The Procession to Calvary / Pieter Brueghel (painting, 1564) -- The Burial of the Count of Orgaz / El Greco (painting, c. 1586) -- The Incredulity of Saint Thomas / Caravaggio (painting, 1601-2) -- The Holy Sonnets / John Donne (poems, 1633) -- The Temple / George Herbert (poems, 1633) -- Agnus Dei / Francisco de Zurbarán (painting, c. 1635-40) -- St. Teresa in Ecstasy / Bernini (sculpture, 1652) -- The Return of the Prodigal Son / Rembrandt (painting, c. 1669) -- The Pilgrim's Progress / John Bunyan (novel, 1678) -- "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" / Isaac Watts (hymn, 1707) -- St. Matthew's Passion / Johann Sebastian Bach (oratorio, 1727) -- Messiah / Georg Frideric Handel (oratorio, 1741) -- "Amazing Grace" / John Newton (hymn, 1779) -- Songs of Innocence and Experience / William Blake (poems, 1789-94) -- The Creation / Franz Joseph Haydn (oratorio, 1798) -- Pride and Prejudice / Jane Austen (novel, 1813) -- The Wanderer above the Sea of Fog / Caspar David Friedrich (painting, 1818) -- Symphony no. 5, The Reformation / Felix Mendelssohn (classical music, 1830) -- The Voyage of Life / Thomas Cole (paintings, 1842) -- The Light of the World / William Holman Hunt (painting, 1854) -- The Heart of the Andes / Frederic Edwin Church (painting, 1859) -- Fairy Tales / George MacDonald (stories, c. 1871) -- The Brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoyevsky (novel, 1879) -- La Sagrada Familia Cathedral / Antoni Gaudi (cathedral, begun 1882) -- Starry Night / Vincent van Gogh (painting, 1889) -- The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ / James Tissot (paintings, 1896) -- The Annunciation / Henry Ossawa Tanner (painting, 1898) -- The Complete Poems / Emily Dickinson (poems, 1890) -- The Innocence of Father Brown / G. K. Chesterton (short stories, 1911) -- The Life of Christ / Emil Nolde (paintings, 1912) -- Poems / Gerard Manley Hopkins (poems, 1918) -- The Resurrection at Cookham / Stanley Spencer (painting, 1926) -- Death Comes for the Archbishop / Willa Cather (novel, 1927) -- The Passion of Joan of Arc / Carl Theodore Dreyer (film, 1928) -- Head of Christ / Georges Rouault (painting, 1937) -- The Power and the Glory / Graham Greene (novel, 1940) -- Quartet for the End of Time / Olivier Messiaen (classical music, 1941) -- Four Quartets / T. S. Eliot (poems, 1943) -- The Man Born to Be King / Dorothy L. Sayers (drama, 1943) -- Rome, Open City / Roberto Rossellini (film, 1945) -- It's a Wonderful Life / Frank Capra (film, 1946) -- "I Will Move On Up a Little Higher" / Mahalia Jackson (recording, 1947) -- The Chronicles of Narnia / C. S. Lewis (children's stories, 1950-56) -- The Lord of the Rings / J. R. R. Tolkien (novels, 1954-55) -- A Love Supreme / John Coltrane (recording, 1964) -- Au Hasard du Balthasar / Robert Bresson (film, 1966) -- Andrei Rublev / Andrei Tarkovsky (film, 1966) -- Cancer Ward / Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (novel, 1967) -- At Folsom Prison / Johnny Cash (recording, 1968) -- The Complete Stories / Flannery O'Connor (short stories, 1971) -- Only Visiting This Planet / Larry Norman (recording, 1972) -- Symphony no. 3, The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs / Henryk Górecki (classical music, 1976) -- Dancing in the Dragon's Jaws / Bruce Cockburn (recording, 1979) -- The Second Coming / Walker Percy (novel, 1980) -- The Last Supper / Sadao Watanabe (print, 1981) -- Godric / Frederick Buechner (novel, 1981) -- Infidels / Bob Dylan (recording, 1983) -- The Joshua Tree / U2 (recording, 1987) -- Paradise Garden / Howard Finster (artistic assemblage, c. 1990) -- The Four Holy Gospels / Makoto Fujimura (paintings, 2011) -- The Tree of Life / Terrence Malick (film, 2011)
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780801017100
Lccn
2015017890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
ocn903675620

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