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Author Milani, Raffaele, author

Title The aesthetics of grace : philosophy, art, and nature / Raffaele Milani ; translated by Corrado Federici
Published New York, New York : Peter Lang, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (218 pages)
Series American University Studies : Theology and Studies, 0740-0446 ; Volume 334, Series VII
American university studies. Series VII, Theology and religion ; Volumes 334
Contents Part I. The machine that is grace -- Part II. Mythological and religious images -- Part III. Forms of representation
Summary In The Aesthetics of Grace: Philosophy, Art, and Nature, Raffaele Milani traces the fascinating history of the idea of 'grace' from ancient times to the 1700s. Although this term has been displaced by other concepts with the advent of modernism and postmodernism, the complex ideas related to the notion of 'grace' remain an important aesthetic category, and Milani presents an impressive panorama of reflections on and interpretations of the subject. The subtitle of the work indicates the broad scope of a study that recounts the origins of the term in Latin gratias (favor, regard, or gift), corre
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Art, European -- Themes, motives.
Grace (Aesthetics)
Grace (Theology)
Mythology, Classical, in art.
Form Electronic book
Author Federici, Corrado, 1946- translator
ISBN 1453911863 (electronic bk.)
9781453911860 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Volti della grazia. English