The Resource Judaism and the visual image : a Jewish theology of art, Melissa Raphael

Judaism and the visual image : a Jewish theology of art, Melissa Raphael

Label
Judaism and the visual image : a Jewish theology of art
Title
Judaism and the visual image
Title remainder
a Jewish theology of art
Statement of responsibility
Melissa Raphael
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The widespread assumption that Jewish religious tradition is mediated through words, not pictures, has left Jewish art with no significant role to play in Jewish theology and ethics. Judaism and the Visual Image argues for a Jewish theology of image that, among other things, helps us re-read the creation story in Genesis 1 and to question why images of Jewish women as religious subjects appear to be doubly suppressed by the Second Commandment, when images of observant male Jews have become legitimate, even iconic, representations of Jewish holiness. Raphael further suggests that 'devout behold
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
296.3/77
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BM729.A25
LC item number
R37 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum religious studies
Label
Judaism and the visual image : a Jewish theology of art, Melissa Raphael
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-224) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The second commandment in Jewish art and thought -- Genesis 1 and the creation of the image -- What does a Jewish woman look like? Gender and images of Jews in art -- Sublimity and representation of the Holocaust in art -- Towards a theology of the Holocaust image -- The dancing figure of Jewish history
Control code
ocn686773023
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 229 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441190567
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35833907
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)686773023
  • pebcs1441190562
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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