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The Pathos of the Cross: The Passion of Christ in Theology and the Arts-The Baroque Era

Richard Viladesau


This volume is the third in a series dealing with the Passion and cross of Christ in theology and the arts. Like the previous studies, it considers the theologies of the cross in two major “mediations”: the theoretical/conceptual and the aesthetic/imaginative. The focus of this volume is the Baroque period: from about 1600 to 1750. The material is divided into three parts. The first two consider the survival and renewal of the classical theology of the cross and redemption in Roman Catholicism and Protestant orthodoxy. Each chapter considers in turn the mediation of the theology of the cross i ... More

Keywords: Passion of Christ, Baroque, art, music, theology, redemption, cross

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199352685
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199352685.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Viladesau, author
Fordham University