Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World

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The art of Spain and Spanish America during the 17th century is overwhelmingly religious--it was intended to arouse wonder, devotion, and identification. Its forms and meanings are inextricably linked to the beliefs and religious practices of the people for whom it was made. In this groundbreaking book, scholars of art and religion look at new ways to understand the reception of use of these images in the practice of belief. As a result, the book argues for a fundamental reappraisal of the cultural role of the Church based ...

Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World 2010, Indianapolis University Press, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780300154719

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