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The sacred gaze
Morgan, David

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The sacred gaze
religious visual culture in theory and practice
David Morgan.

Published 2005 by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. Questions and definitions. Defining visual culture
Visual practice and the function of images
The covenant with images
Pt. 2. Images between cultures. The violence of seeing : idolatry and iconoclasm
The circulation of images in mission history
Pt. 3. The social life of pictures. Engendering vision : absent fathers and women with beards
National icons : Bibles, flags, and Jesus in American civil religion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-309) and index.


Library of Congress
N7790 .M667 2005

The Physical Object

xv, 318 p. :
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
0520242874, 0520243064
LC Control Number
Library Thing
3415284 1372423

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