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EASTERN-CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY OF ICONS:
(30 hrs, 3 academic credits)
COURSE-DESCRIPTION: This course examines theology and history of pictorial art in the Eastern Church. Considerable emphasis is given to the Eastern Christian understanding of the role of the icon in liturgy and private prayer. A comparative study is made between the main trends of Eastern and Western religious pictorial art.
Theme 1. Introduction and overview of the course. Historical background. Iconography of the Saviour. The absence of a direct image in the first centuries; historical and cultural conditions for the appearance of a direct image and devotional icons.
Bigham S., Early Christian Attitudes toward Images, Rollinsford, NH 2004.
Grabar A. Martirium. Recherhes sur le culte des reliques et l’art chretien antiques. Vol. II. Iconographie. Paris, 1946.
Schonborn Ch., God’s Human Face (transl. by L. Krauth), San Francisco 1994, 1-101.
Theme 2. Iconoclasm in the Christian East. The “canon” of iconography and its theology.
Schonborn Ch., God’s Human Face (transl. by L. Krauth), San Francisco 1994, 135-237.
Barber Ch., Figure and Likeness. On the Limits of Representation in Byzantine Iconoclasm, Princeton, NJ 2002.
Sahas D., Icon and Logos: Sources in Eighth-century Iconoclasm, Toronto 1988.
Theme 3. Iconography of Christ. Early examples of Christian art and its use. The concept of "image" in biblical and patristic thought.
Grabar A., Christian Iconography. A Study of Its Origins, Princeton, NJ 1968.
Mathews Th. F., The Clash of Gods. A Reinterpretation of Early Christian Art, Princeton and Oxford 1993.
Theme 4. Iconography of Christ. Christ-Emmanuel. Christ-Acheiropoietos.
Belting H., Likeness and Presence. A History of the Image before the Era of Art (Transl. by E. Jephcott), Chicago-London 1990, 208-224.
Theme 5. Iconography of Christ. Christ-Pantocrator. King of Kings. Christ Priest. Christ in Majesty.
Schonborn Ch., God’s Human Face (transl. by L. Krauth), San Francisco 1994.
Theme 6. Iconography of Angelic Powers.
Peers G., Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium, Berkeley and Los Angeles 2001.
Theme 7. Iconography of the Holy Trinity. Symbolic signs. Etimasia – the throne of God as a Trinitarian image. The Hospitality of Abraham.
Bigham S., The Image of God the Father in Orthodox Theology and Iconography, Torrance 1995.
Theme 8. Iconography of the Mother of God. History, Icon types and their meaning.
Belting H., Likeness and Presence. A History of the Image before the Era of Art (Transl. by E. Jephcott), Chicago-London 1990, 30-36.
Theme 9. Festal icons. Architecture and iconography.
Baggley J., Festival Icons for the Christian Year, Crestwood, NY 2000.
Theme 10. The role of the icons in the Liturgy and in private devotion.
Evdokimov P., The Art of the Icon: a theology of beauty (transl. by S. Bigham), Redondo Beach 1990.
Theme 11. Conclusion. Why icons? Religion and Art
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