By Terry Glaspey
The various maximum painters, musicians, architects, writers, filmmakers, and poets have taken their thought from their religion and impacted hundreds of thousands of individuals with their lovely creations. Now readers can detect the tales in the back of seventy-five of those masterpieces and the artists who created them. From the artwork 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 publication unveils the wealthy and sundry inventive history left via believers who have been masters at their craft.
Author and historian Terry Glaspey stocks the soaking up actual tales in the back of those masterpieces and is helping readers see the attention-grabbing info they could have ignored. via searching through the eyes of those inventive artists, readers will achieve deeper views concerning the human , the Christian tale, and their very own non secular lives.
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If you enjoy pondering the connections between faith, art, culture, and daily discipleship, you will adore this. 75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know is itself a masterpiece. Who else can tell you about a painting by Caravaggio, a novel by Jane Austen, and a live album by Johnny Cash all in the same book? ” —Byron Borger, owner and founder of Hearts and Minds Bookstore “Most writers just set the table, but Terry Glaspey has brought the meal. By curating these great works into one book, Terry offers an artful feast of the ages!
Symphony no. 5, The Reformation, Felix Mendelssohn (classical music, 1830) 151 33. The Voyage of Life, Thomas Cole (paintings, 1842) 155 34. The Light of the World, William Holman Hunt (painting, 1854) 161 35. The Heart of the Andes, Frederic Edwin Church (painting, 1859) 165 36. 1871) 170 37. The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoyevsky (novel, 1879) 174 38. La Sagrada Familia Cathedral, Antoni Gaudi (cathedral, begun 1882) 178 39. Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh (painting, 1889) 183 40. The Life of Our Lord Jesus Christ, James Tissot (paintings, 1896) 188 41.
Sernin in Toulose, France, about 1080, when a large structure that drew upon the design of Roman public buildings, called basilicas, was designed and built. This early medieval architectural style has come to be known as Romanesque. It generally features a tower (or towers), a cruciform floor plan (with wings jutting out from both sides in the form of a cross), barrel vaulting, smaller windows, and rounded arches in the windows and interior. 0] But within a century, the Romanesque had largely been superseded by the Gothic style as the primary architectural style for cathedrals and other religious buildings.
75 masterpieces every Christian should know : the fascinating stories behind great works of art, literature, music, and film by Terry Glaspey