This book will deepen understanding of Islamic art & architecture and of Islamic faith & culture.
Featuring 100 diverse historical artworks, readers will learn to identify unique details of Islamic art that are so meaningful to Muslims.
Making Sense of Islamic Art & Architecture will equip cultural tourists and art students with the means to interpret paintings, buildings & artifacts in terms of the iconography and symbolism of Islam.
Each double-page spread features a full-page colour photograph of the artwork, a second image to illustrate the importance of the work, a detailed exposition of the work’s significance in Islamic art history and philosophy, and key historical facts about the work, including where it may be seen today.
224 pages, Paperback. ISBN: 9780500291719
About the author: Adam Barkman is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Redeemer University College. He has also authored C. S. Lewis and Philosophy as a Way of Life, Through Common Things: Essays on Global Popular Culture and Above All Things: Essays on Christian Ethics and Popular Culture.His diverse and extensive knowledge of philosophy and religion makes each of his books extremely informative, giving a considered and well-rounded analysis of the subject at hand.
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