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Alison, Archibald

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Art Education. 1510 words.

Alison, Archibald (1757–1839), Scottish Episcopal clergyman and writer on aesthetics, was born in Edinburgh, the son of Archibald Alison (1730–1794), lord provost of the city, originally of...

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Anglican Aesthetics

Kenneth Stevenson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies

October 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity; Religious Subjects in Art; Music and Religion. 5735 words.

This chapter focuses on the applied aesthetics of Anglican worship. As a seventeenth-century development, with definitive roots in the sixteenth-century Reformation, as well as in the...

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Anson, Peter Frederick

Michael Yelton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Literature. 1138 words.

Anson, Peter Frederick (1889–1975), monk, writer, and artist, was born Frederick Charles Anson on 22 August 1889 at 32 South Parade, Southsea, the son of Charles Eustace Anson (1858–1940),...

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Arendrup [née Courtauld], Edith

Richard Milward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Art. 673 words.

Arendrup [née Courtauld], Edith (1846–1934), artist and Roman Catholic religious sister, was born on 1 September 1846 at Bocking, Braintree, Essex, the younger child and only daughter of...

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The Arts

Roger Lundin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity; Religious Subjects in Art. 7460 words.

Whether we are trying to judge issues of immediate interest or fathom matters of long-standing concern, history gives us the key for understanding the complex and often tangled relationship...

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Bridges, George Wilson

Catherine Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1883 words.

Bridges, George Wilson (1788–1863), Anglican clergyman, defender of slavery, and photographer, was born in Lawford, Essex, on 6 July 1788, the elder son of George Bridges (1759–1835), a...

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Christ in Cinema

Robert Barron.

in The Oxford Handbook of Christology

September 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Christianity; Religious Subjects in Art. 7241 words.

A Christ figure in film illumines a theological dimension of the person of Jesus. The Christ figure in Babette’s Feast is a French Chef, Babette. The feast which she provides at great cost...

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Christianity and Visual Art

Graham Howes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and the Arts

February 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Christianity; Religious Subjects in Art. 3872 words.

This chapter focuses less on the relationship of artists to Christian religious institutions, and more on how an artist’s Christian identity, ideas, and personal beliefs are themselves...

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Cohoon, Hannah Harrison

Jane F. Crosthwaite.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 627 words.

Cohoon, Hannah Harrison (01 February 1788–07 January 1864), Shaker artist, was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts, the daughter of Noah B. Harrison, a revolutionary war veteran who died a...

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cope

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Art.

A semicircular cloak worn at certain liturgical functions in the W. Church when the chasuble is not used. In the Middle Ages it was widely used as a ceremonial choir habit by communities on...

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