Art as Biblical Commentary

Art as Biblical Commentary❴PDF / Epub❵ ☂ Art as Biblical Commentary Author J. Cheryl Exum – Tbjewellers.co.uk Art as Biblical Commentary is not just about biblical art but importantly about biblical exegesis and the contributions visual criticism as an exegetical tool can make to biblical exegesis and comment Art as Biblical Commentary is not just about biblical art but importantly about biblical exegesis and the contributions visual criticism as an exegetical tool can make to biblical exegesis and commentary Using a range of texts and numerous images J Cheryl Exum asks what works of art can teach us about the biblical text 'Visual criticism' is her term for an approach that addresses this uestion by focusing on the narrativity of images reading them as if like texts they have a story to tell and asking what light an image's 'story' Art as PDF or can shed on the biblical narrator's storyIn Part I Exum elaborates on her approach and offers a personal testimony to the value of visual criticism Part examines in detail the story of Hagar in Genesis and Part contains chapters on erotic looking and voyeuristic gazing in the stories of Bathsheba Susanna Joseph and Potiphar's wife and the Song of Songs; on the distribution of renown among Jael Deborah and Barak; on the Bible's notorious women Eve and Delilah; and on the sacrificed female body in the stories of the Levite's wife Judges and Mary the mother of Jesus.

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  • Hardcover
  • 288 pages
  • Art as Biblical Commentary
  • J. Cheryl Exum
  • 15 December 2016
  • 9780567685186

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