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Aesthetics and Religion

Richard Viladesau.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Music and Religion; Religious Buildings. 9037 words.

A systematic consideration of the multiple relationships between aesthetics and religion demands a sorting-out of concepts and issues. “Aesthetics” may be understood as practice (art) and...

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Architectural Expression and Ways of Being Religious

Richard Kieckhefer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Buildings; Religious Subjects in Art. 8233 words.

This article examines the architectural traditions of the world’s religions, with particular emphasis on synagogues, churches, mosques, and Hindu and Buddhist temples. Using a comparative...

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Art, Architecture, and Archaeology

Lee I. Levine.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Subjects in Art; Religious Buildings; Sociology of Religion. 12034 words.

This article addresses three related, though not identical, academic fields of study that crystallized only in the twentieth century. Beforehand, it had generally been assumed, whether for...

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Blackwell, Rt Rev. Douglas Charles

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business Finance; Architecture; Art; Religion. 127 words.

Born 3 June 1938; s of late William John Blackwell and Ethel N. Blackwell (née Keates); m 1963, Sandra Dianne Griffiths; one s two d

an Area (formerly...

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Bowie, Rev. (Alexander) Glen

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Religion. 180 words.

CBE 1984

Born 10 May 1928; s of Alexander Bowie and Annie (née McGhie); m 1st, 1952, Mary McKillop (d 1991); two ...

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Buddhism—Image as Icon, Image as Art

Charles Lachman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Subjects in Art; Buddhism; Religious Buildings. 5571 words.

Buddhism is characterized by considerable geographical and doctrinal diversity, but one feature shared by its many disparate strands is an emphasis on the ritual importance of images. These...

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Cape Town, Archbishop of

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Religion. 183 words.

Born S Africa, 15 Dec. 1960; s of Masilo and Kedibome Makgoba; m 1991, Lungi Manona; one s one d

St Paul’s Coll., Grahamstown (DipTh 1989); Univ. of...

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Conner, Rt Rev. David John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art; Religion. 126 words.

KCVO 2010

Born 6 April 1947; s of late William Ernest Conner and Joan Millington Conner; m 1969, Jayne Maria Evans; two s

Dean of Windsor, since...

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Cox, John Charles (1843–1919), antiquary and ecclesiologist

Bernard Nurse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Christianity; Architecture; Art Education. 1199 words.

Cox, John Charles (1843–1919), antiquary and ecclesiologist, was born on 29 March 1843 at Parwich, Derbyshire, the sixth of the seven children of Revd Edward Cox (1802–1869) and Anna...

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Denniston, Rev. Robin Alastair

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Architecture; Art; Religion. 322 words.

PhD

Born 25 Dec. 1926; s of late Alexander Guthrie Denniston, CMG, CBE, head of Govt code and cipher school, and Dorothy Mary Gilliat; m 1st, 1950, Anne Alice Kyffin...

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