By Terry Glaspey
Some of the best painters, musicians, architects, writers, filmmakers, and poets have taken their concept from their religion and impacted hundreds of thousands of individuals with their wonderful creations. Now readers can become aware of the tales in the back of seventy-five of those masterpieces and the artists who created them. From the artwork of the Roman catacombs to Rembrandt to Makoto Fujimura; from Gregorian Chant to Bach to U2; from John Bunyan and John Donne to Flannery O'Connor and Frederick Buechner; this publication unveils the wealthy and sundry inventive historical past left by means of believers who have been masters at their craft.
Author and historian Terry Glaspey stocks the soaking up actual tales at the back of those masterpieces and is helping readers see the interesting information they could have overlooked. through searching through the eyes of those inventive artists, readers will achieve deeper views concerning the human situation, the Christian tale, and their very own non secular lives.
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75 Masterpieces Every Christian Should Know: The Fascinating Stories behind Great Works of Art, Literature, Music, and Film by Terry Glaspey