The Art Of Lent

Author: Sister Wendy Beckett
Editor: SPCK
ISBN: 0281078564
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Join Sister Wendy on a journey through Lent, and discover the timeless wisdom to be found in some of the world’s greatest paintings. Illustrated in full colour with over forty famous and lesser-known masterpieces of Western art, this beautiful book will lead you into a deeply prayerful response to all that these paintings convey to the discerning eye. ‘For those who want to appreciate the spirituality behind some of the world’s greatest works of art, this book will be hugely inspiring – not only during Lent but at any time of the year.’ Dr Janina Ramirez, art historian and broadcaster

Clip Art For Year C

Author: Steve Erspamer
Editor: LiturgyTrainingPublications
ISBN: 9781568540351
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Reproducible images for the Sundays, feasts and seasons of the church's year.

Clip Art For Year A

Author: Peter Mazar
Editor: LiturgyTrainingPublications
ISBN: 9780929650593
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Reproducible images for the Sundays, feasts and seasons of the church's year.

A Time Of Renewal

Author: Francis, Mother Mary
Editor: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 1681490277
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Mother Mary Francis, abbess of a Poor Clare Monastery for over forty years, left an enduring legacy in her writings and in the conferences given to her spiritual daughters. The many readers who have found spiritual enrichment in other books by Mother Mary Francis will appreciate her beautiful meditations here on the liturgical season of Lent. Although originally addressed to contemplative nuns, these meditations reveal the treasures of the liturgy to Christians in all walks of life. Her insights into Holy Scripture spring from the prayer of one who dwelt in a cloister at the heart of the Church for over sixty-two years, and who daily rested on the Eucharistic Heart of Christ. Her creative intellect and poet's heart have engendered reflections that illuminate the daily Mass readings in a fresh and attractive way. She is a true daughter of St. Francis of Assisi, who found perfect joy by turning away from self to God. These meditations enlighten the reader to see conversion as positive and enriching, and help us to understand that the generous embrace of Lenten penance has a purpose and brings a wondrous reward: deeper union with God. As a spiritual guide, Mother Mary Francis excels in the art of persuasion, aware that the human heart cannot be forced but only gently led to holiness. She makes this goal attractive and desirable by tirelessly explaining why it is the happiest and wisest way to live. This book will provide a wealth of material for plundering the riches of the Lenten season and for deepening one's spiritual life. Her meditations are profound and timeless, not changing from year to year, thus providing a lifetime of Lenten meditations in this one volume.

The Art Of Cooking

Author: Maestro Martino
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520232712
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The original text of Maestro Martino of Como's treatise on Renaissance cookery is provided in this unusual cookbook that features fifty modernized recipes of the original dishes, accompanied by commentary that places the work within the context of the era.

The Church Year And The Art Of Clemens Schmidt

Author: Clemens Schmidt
Editor: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814629055
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The 105 clip art images in the book are recorded on the CD in four formats, TIFF, BMP, JPEG, and PDF, and stored in folders by format. Image size is 2 x 2 inches at 100%.

The Art Of The Saint John S Bible

Author: Susan Sink
Editor: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 0814691943
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From the time that pages of The Saint John's Bible began touring in major exhibitions nearly a decade ago, people have been moved, captivated, and inspired by this stunning work of modern sacred art. But they often have questions about the illuminations that are scattered throughout the Bible, especially as they first become familiar with it. Why was a certain Scripture passage chosen for illumination rather than another? What materials and source imagery are behind the illuminations? The Art of The Saint John's Bible provides answers to these important questions and many others. Initially published in a series of three volumes, each book has now been revised by the author and included together in this helpful single volume. SinceThe Saint John's Bible is now complete, Susan Sink makes connections between recurring images and motifs throughout the work and reflects on the images with a view to the whole. Her book promises to intensify and expand the experience of all who come in contact with The Saint John's Bible.

The Lent Comic Art Classification System

Author: John A. Lent
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365822745
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A worldwide classification system of comic art, including comic books, comic strips, animation, caricature, political & editorial cartoons, and gag cartoons based on John A. Lent's pioneering bibliographic work. Created in honor of Lent's 80th birthday.

The Art Of Solidarity In The Middle Ages

Author: Gervase Rosser
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191054577
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Guilds and fraternities, voluntary associations of men and women, proliferated in medieval Europe. The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages explores the motives and experiences of the many thousands of men and women who joined together in these family-like societies. Rarely confined to a single craft, the diversity of guild membership was of its essence. Setting the English evidence in a European context, this study is not an institutional history, but instead is concerned with the material and non-material aims of the brothers and sisters of the guilds. Gervase Rosser addresses the subject of medieval guilds in the context of contemporary debates surrounding the identity and fulfilment of the individual, and the problematic question of his or her relationship to a larger society. Unlike previous studies, The Art of Solidarity in the Middle Ages does not focus on the guilds as institutions but on the social and moral processes which were catalysed by participation. These bodies founded schools, built bridges, managed almshouses, governed small towns, shaped religious ritual, and commemorated the dead, perceiving that association with a fraternity would be a potential catalyst of personal change. Participants cultivated the formation of new friendships between individuals, predicated on the understanding that human fulfilment depended upon a mutually transformative engagement with others. The peasants, artisans, and professionals who joined the guilds sought to change both their society and themselves. The study sheds light on the conception and construction of society in the Middle Ages, and suggests further that this evidence has implications for how we see ourselves.