Christian Themes in Art

This is the most difficult of all Christian themes to convey in visible form and the early church approached it with proper reticence. Whilst the Western Church developed an over-literalistic image, the Orthodox Church gave it a powerful symbolic rendering. The 20th century, with its massive suffering, found this hopeful theme particularly problematic.

Begin Course

University

Gresham College

Professor

Rt Revd Lord Harries

Lectures

6 Lectures

University

Gresham College

Professor

Rt Revd Lord Harries

Lectures

6 Lectures