TITLE

Profane and Sacred: Religious Imagery and Prophetic Expression in Postmodern Art

AUTHOR(S)
Meyer, Jerry D.
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Journal of the American Academy of Religion;Spring97, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses images that contemporary men and women have artistically addressed within the context of the social issues of 1980s and 1990s. Postmodernist avant garde artists' addressing of aspects of religious tradition and theological concern; Regendering of divinity; Broadening or redefinition of the humanity of Christ; Application of religious imagination to a prophetic tradition; Call to sacralize suffering and martyrdom for redemptive cause.
ACCESSION #
10918637

 

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