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The Sacred Gaze: Religious Visual Culture in Theory and Practice

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"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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