The Sacred Gaze: Religious Visual Culture in Theory and Practice
by David Morgan
"Sacred gaze" denotes any way of seeing that invests its object—an image, a person, a time, a place—with spiritual significance. Drawing from many different fields, David Morgan investigates key aspects of vision and imagery in a variety of religious traditions. His lively, innovative book explores how viewers absorb and process religious imagery and how their experience c...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published May 31st 2005 by University of California Press
(first published January 1st 2005)
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