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作者 Kermani, Navid, 1967- author
書名 Ungläubiges Staunen : Über das Christentum. English
Wonder beyond belief : on Christianity / Navid Kermani ; translated by Tony Crawford
出版項 Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9781509514847 (hardback)
9781509514861 (Mobi)
9781509514878 (Epub)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  BR124 .K47 2018    在架上    30610020561858
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  BR124 K39 2018    在架上    30530001322957
版本 English edition
說明 vi, 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
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附註 "First published in German as Ungläubiges Staunen : Über das Christentum © Verlag C. H. Beck oHG, Munich, 2015"--Title page verso
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-316)
Translated from the German
"What happens when one of Germany's most important writers, himself a Muslim, immerses himself in the world of Christian art? In this book, Navid Kermani is awestruck by a religion full of sacrifice and lamentation, love and wonder, the irrational and unfathomable, the deeply human and the divine - a Christianity that today's Christians rarely speak of so earnestly, boldly and enthusiastically. With the open-minded curiosity of a non-believer - or rather a believer in another faith - Kermani engages with Christian art in its great richness and diversity. The result is an enchanting reflection which re-invests in Christianity both its spectacular beauty and its terror. Kermani struggles with the cross, falls in love at the sight of Mary, experiences the Orthodox Mass and appreciates the greatness of St Francis. He teaches us to see the questions of our present-day lives in the pictures of old masters such as Botticelli, Caravaggio and Rembrandt - not with lectures on art history or theology, but with an intelligent eye for the essential details and the underlying relations to seemingly remote worlds, to literature and to mystical Islam. Kermani's poetic school of seeing draws us in as we are carried along by his unique perspective on Christianity, re-igniting our interest in great art at the same time. We are captivated by his unique and brilliant Islamic reading of the West"--Dust jacket front flap
主題 Christianity -- Miscellanea
Christian art and symbolism -- Miscellanea
Alt Author Crawford, Tony, translator
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