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The Folly of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts in Early Modernity

ISBN : 9780190876005

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Author: 
Richard Viladesau
Pages
280 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
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The Folly of the Cross is the fourth book in Richard Viladesau's series examining the aesthetics and theology of the cross through Christian history. Previous volumes have brought the story up through the Baroque era. This new book examines the reception of the message of the cross from the European Enlightenment to the turn of the twentieth century.

Index: 

Preface
Chapter 1 -- Introduction
Chapter 2 -- The theological mediation: The doctrine of the cross in 18th and 19th century theology
Chapter 3 -- The aesthetic mediation: The passion in the music of the Classical and Romantic eras
Chapter 4 -- The aesthetic mediation: The cross in the visual arts in early modernity
Chapter 5 -- The aesthetic mediation: The passion in spirituality, piety, and devotion
Chapter 6 -- Epilogue and prospect
Appendix: Discography of the Passion
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Richard Viladesau is Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at Fordham University.

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