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Gilbert Cope.
Symbolism in the Bible and the Church.
Published London: SCM Press, 1959.
[No ISBN].
Binding: hardback, stitch bound.
Printed in the UK by Camelot Press.
Size: 145x221x25mm.
Page count: 287pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition fair: the dustjacket has some wear, but previous owner has enclosed it under protective transparent cellophane to prevent further deterioration; the main part of the book is becoming detached from the casing, though is quite intact in itself; previous owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise appears to be free of marking.


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Weight without packaging: 534g.

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No particular medieval emphasis: looks at how traditional Christian symbolism might be adapted for modern times.

Contents: Biblical types; Medieval imagery - iconography - world-view - types & history; Psychological types; Archetypes of creation; Archetypes of male & female; Archetypes of suffering; Symbolism & worship.

Notes: at foot of page
Tables: 1
Illustrations: 2 text figures & 16 pages of plates, all monochrome
Maps & plans: no
Genealogies: no
Chronology: no
Glossary: no
Bibliography: pp
Index: Subjects; Biblical passages.

 

See also | Iconography | Bible |

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