Summary: Explore the depth of this brilliant and tortured artist's spirituality and find a new Van Gogh--philosopher of life, unorthodox theologian, and determined seeker of global spirituality.
Edition/Copyright:97 Cover: Print On Demand Publisher:Jesuit Way Published: 12/28/2002 International: No
"This thoughtful and thorough reading of Vincent's letters and art places Cliff Edwards in the vanguard of those how would relate art and religious studies...learn how Vincent united nature, modern literature,...with his vision of a person's place in the universe.
--Dr. Robert L. Perkins, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Stetson University
"Finally someone opens up for us Vincent's deepest quest and convincingly shows that the art of the 'sorrowful, yet always rejoicing' Dutch painter is of deep theological and spiritual significance."
--Henri J. M. Nouwen
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Chapter 1. A Pilgrim's Progress Chapter 2. Religious Transformation Chapter 3. From Book to Books Chapter 4. The Vulnerability of God Chapter 5. The Oriental Connection Chapter 6. Symbolism
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Chicago 1989 Hardcover NF in NF jacket Signed by Author Hardcover in green buckram, in green jacket with Van Gogh self-portrait to front, 8vo. Inscribed and signed by author on ffep. Program from au...show morethor talk laid-in. xxviii + 219p. Indices, bibliography, endnotes. Album of b/w reproductions with facing captions and letter excerpts. Chronology. NF/NF. Book has light spine slant, slightly heavier at lower end. Jacket has shallow creases and softening at upper rear edge near corner and upper spine end. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, tight, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. ...show less
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Chicago, IL 1989 Hardcover 1st Edition Fine in Fine DJ 8vo B&W Illustrations. Signed by the author on front endpaper and above his signature he has written a brief quote from Van Gogh. Reveals many ...show moreof the popular myths and misconceptions about the artist and his influences. Provides a radical new perspective on Van Gogh' s life and work. The author shows us the artist as philosopheer of life, unorthodox theologian, and determined seeker of a global spirituality. ...show less
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