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The Resource The artless Jew : medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual, by Kalman P. Bland

The artless Jew : medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual, by Kalman P. Bland

Label
The artless Jew : medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual
Title
The artless Jew
Title remainder
medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual
Statement of responsibility
by Kalman P. Bland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conventional wisdom holds that Judaism is indifferent or even suspiciously hostile to the visual arts due to the Second Commandment's prohibition on creating "graven images," the dictates of monotheism, and historical happenstance. This intellectual history of medieval and modern Jewish attitudes toward art and representation overturns the modern assumption of Jewish iconophobia that denies to Jewish culture a visual dimension. Kalman Bland synthesizes evidence from medieval Jewish philosophy, mysticism, poetry, biblical commentaries, travelogues, and law, concluding that premodern Jewish intel
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bland, Kalman P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Judaism and art
  • Jewish art
  • Jewish aesthetics
  • Jews
  • RELIGION
  • RELIGION
  • Jewish aesthetics
  • Jewish art
  • Jews
  • Judaism and art
  • Beeldende kunsten
  • Visualisatie
  • Esthetica
  • Jodendom
Label
The artless Jew : medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual, by Kalman P. Bland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-228) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocm51478992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400811076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9780691089850
  • ebc668957
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt06p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51478992
Label
The artless Jew : medieval and modern affirmations and denials of the visual, by Kalman P. Bland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-228) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocm51478992
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (233 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400811076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9780691089850
  • ebc668957
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt06p
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51478992

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