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Art, modernity and faith towards a theology of art by Pattison, George

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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English


  • Christian art and symbolism,
  • Art and religion,
  • Christianity and culture

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Pattison.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 208 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21116818M
ISBN 100334027195

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