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Sacred and Profane Beauty: The Holy in Art Gerardus van der Leeuw

Sacred and Profane Beauty: The Holy in Art

Gerardus van der Leeuw

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ISBN : 9780195223804
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357 pages
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PrefaceBeautiful motion. The unity of dance & religionThe breakup of unityEnmity between dance & religionReligious dance: influencesReligious dance: harmonyThe theological aesthetics of the danceMovements & countermovements. Holy playMorePrefaceBeautiful motion. The unity of dance & religionThe breakup of unityEnmity between dance & religionReligious dance: influencesReligious dance: harmonyThe theological aesthetics of the danceMovements & countermovements. Holy playThe breakup of unityThe enmity between religion & theaterInfluences: harmonyThe theological aesthetics of the dramaBeautiful words. Holy wordsThe breakup of unityThe rejection of the word by religionInfluences toward harmonyThe theological aesthetics of the wordThe pictorial arts: The fixation of an idea as a holy imageUnhindered pictorial representationThe prohibition of images & the iconoclastic controversyThe holy image: influencesThe house of God & the house of man. The building of the house of GodThe house of God becomes a human house: alienation & conflictInfluences toward harmonyThe theological aesthetics of buildingMusic & religion. Holy soundThe transitional structureDiscordInfluencesHarmonyThe theological aesthetics of musicTheological aesthetics. Paths & boundariesThe republic of the artsThe image of GodThe theology of the artsBibliographyIndex