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Title Transcendence and sensoriness : perceptions, revelation, and the Arts / edited by Svein Aage Christoffersen, Geir Hellemo, Leonora Onarheim, Nils Holger Petersen, Margunn Sandal ; translated from Norwegian and Danish by Frances E. Hopenwasser, Leif Stubbe Teglbjærg.

Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (583 pages) : color illustrations.
Series Studies in religion and the arts ; v. 10
Studies in religion and the arts ; v. 10.
Summary Transcendence and Sensoriness, scholars of theology, philosophy, art, music, and architecture, discuss questions of transcendence, the human senses, and the arts through case studies considered in a broad theological framework of religious aesthetics of the arts.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Transcendence and Sensoriness: Perceptions, Revelation, and the Arts; Copyright; Contents; Preface; List of Figures; List of Contributors; Introduction: Art and Aesthetic Experience as Signals ofTranscendence?; PART 1: Approaching the Sphere of Sense Perception; Introduction to Part 1; 1: Theology and Poetic Openness; 2: The Loss of the Aura and the New Sensuousness: Walter Benjaminon the Conditions for Sense Perception in the Age of Technology; 3: Sensoriness and Transcendence: On the Aesthetic Possibility ofExperiencing Divinity.
4: The Phenomenon of Revelation: Jean-Luc Marion's Outline for aPhenomenology of ReligionPART 2: Visual Art and Its Basic Conditions; Introduction to Part 2; 5: The ornamenta ecclesiae in the Middle Ages: Materiality as Transcendence; 6: Ottoman Sensoriness: Nature as a Source of Religious Cognition inIstanbul in the Mid- sixteenth Century; 7: "I Can See Byzantine Art and Understand It": The Problematic of the Byzantine Images and the Immanent Transcendence in Per Kirkeby's Art; 8: God among Thorns: On Anselm Kiefer's Pietà (2007); PART 3: Music and Transcendence; Introduction to Part 3.
9: The Finished Fragment: On Arnold Schoenberg's Moses undAron10: Time and Space in W.A. Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus (1791): Transcendence and the Fictive Space of the Musical Work; 11: The Broken Hallelujah: The Super Hit as Sacred Space; PART 4: Transcendence and Presence in Church Architecture; Introduction to Part 4; 12: The Fullness of Space; 13: Space, Wind and Light: On Transcendence and Early ChurchArchitecture; 14: On Earth as It is in Heaven: St. Hallvard's Church and Abbey; PART 5: Theological Considerations: Imago Dei, Grace and Resurrection; Introduction to Part 5.
15: Transcendence and the Use of Images16: Faith's Creative Mirror Reflection of Heavens's Bliss; 17: The Ambiguity of the Demonic in Paul Tillich's View of Art; 18: When We Dead Awaken: Art, Life and Death; Final Considerations and Perspectives; Index.
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Subject Aesthetics -- Religious aspects -- Protestant churches.
Christianity and the arts -- Scandinavia.
Protestant churches -- Doctrines.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Christoffersen, Svein Aage, 1947-
Hellemo, Geir, 1950-
Onarheim, Leonora.
Petersen, Nils Holger.
Sandal, Margunn.
Hopenwasser, Frances E.
Teglbjærg, Leif Stubbe.
Other Form: Print version: Christoffersen, Svein Aage. Transcendence and Sensoriness : Perceptions, Revelation, and the Arts. Leiden : BRILL, ©2015 9789004274525
ISBN 9789004291690 (electronic bk.)
9004291695 (electronic bk.)