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By Rina Arya

This essay assortment exploring the connection among spirituality and paintings is the results of a convention that happened in December 2010 at Liverpool Cathedral. in this two-day occasion, artists, clergy and lecturers from varied disciplines - together with theology and artwork heritage - got here jointly to debate the connection among spirituality and artwork. one of many goals of either the convention and this assortment was once to elucidate what's intended by way of non secular artwork or, certainly, what it capacity to explain an art as being non secular. The essays extend in this factor through addressing the next questions: what's the courting among spirituality and artwork within the context of the artwork gallery, non secular associations and the academy and at own and social degrees? How and why does paintings exhibit spirituality and, conversely, why and the way is spirituality made appear in artistic endeavors? the various individuals study the non secular features of specific works of art, artists or creative traditions, and ask what we suggest through the non secular in paintings. the amount articulates the interdisciplinary nature of the topic and explores urgent matters of the modern age.

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