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Title Monasticism and the arts / edited by Timothy Gregory Verdon with the assistance of John Dally ; foreword by John W. Cook
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1984


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Description ix, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction Monasticism and Christian culture / Timothy Gregory Verdon -- "Real presence" in early Christian art / William Loerke -- Eastern influences on the Rule of Saint Benedict / Aidan Kavanagh -- Otium monasticum as a context for artistic creativity / Jean Leclercq -- The music for a Cluny office of Saint Benedict / Ruth Steiner -- The Cistercian contribution / Otto von Simson -- The Rule and the book: Cistercian book illumination in Burgundy and Champagne / Walter Cahn -- Lay patronage and monastic architecture: the Norman Abbey of Savigny / Bennett Hill -- Abbot Suger's program for his new abbey church / Sumner McK. Crosby -- Monastic stained glass: patronage and style / Meredith Parsons Lillich -- "By gradual scale sublimed": Dante's Benedict and contemplative ascent / Peter S. Hawkins -- Some monastic and liturgical allusions in an early work of Lorenzo Monaco / Marvin Eisenberg -- The Sacro Monte of Varallo: Renaissance art and popular religion / William Hood -- Contemporary monastic architecture and life in America / R. Kevin Seasoltz
Analysis Christianity and the arts
Monasticism and religious orders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Christianity and the arts.
Monasticism and religious orders.
Author Dally, John.
Verdon, Timothy.
LC no. 83017897
ISBN 0815622910
0815622929 (paperback)