ERROR LOADING HTML FROM SOURCE (http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu//design/skins/UFDC/html/header_item.html)

SHHH...It's Not Really an Icon

Permanent Link: http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu/NCFE003764/00001

Material Information

Title: SHHH...It's Not Really an Icon Examining the Faith Art Movement in Calvinist Churches
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: DuVall-Francisco, Bethany
Publisher: New College of Florida
Place of Publication: Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date: 2007
Publication Date: 2007

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Art
Religion
Calvinism
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
theses   ( marcgt )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
born-digital   ( sobekcm )
Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Notes

Abstract: In Material Christianity, Colleen McDannell exposes an area of American Protestantism previously unstudied: the physical "stuff" of religion. Still a new enough field that adequate language does not exist to describe the images of Protestantism, material Christianity deserves further consideration as artists emerge from post-Reformation religion and popular culture to create serious works that call both constructs into question. Much of the following discussion results from the author's own local-level involvement in the movement, which has allowed access to artists, events, venues, and conversations that have deepened the investigation of the faith art movement on a first-hand basis. Observational visits to Calvinist churches, interviews with local religious leaders, and more traditional study of visual history of Protestantism in a broader cultural context have also greatly contributed to the work at hand. Ultimately, the research reveals a great irony: Calvinism, the sect responsible for setting iconoclastic precedent, is now positioned to lead the reintroduction of faith-based art into religious and secular arenas. Though no one group dominates the Faith Art Movement, a survey of artworks and events over the past twentyfive years reveals that Calvinists have been the first to formally acknowledge McDannell's argument that Protestants never truly eradicated image from their midst. Calvinists have remained relatively separate from Christian bookstore kitsch. This, combined with their tradition of educating laypeople, has begun to grow congregations that demand Faith Art of the highest artistic and intellectual standard.
Statement of Responsibility: by Bethany DuVall-Francisco
Thesis: Thesis (B.A.) -- New College of Florida, 2007
Electronic Access: RESTRICTED TO NCF STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY, AND ON-CAMPUS USE
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Source of Description: This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.
Local: Faculty Sponsor: Hite, Gregory

Record Information

Source Institution: New College of Florida
Holding Location: New College of Florida
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Classification: local - S.T. 2007 D98
System ID: NCFE003764:00001

Permanent Link: http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu/NCFE003764/00001

Material Information

Title: SHHH...It's Not Really an Icon Examining the Faith Art Movement in Calvinist Churches
Physical Description: Book
Language: English
Creator: DuVall-Francisco, Bethany
Publisher: New College of Florida
Place of Publication: Sarasota, Fla.
Creation Date: 2007
Publication Date: 2007

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords: Art
Religion
Calvinism
Genre: bibliography   ( marcgt )
theses   ( marcgt )
government publication (state, provincial, terriorial, dependent)   ( marcgt )
born-digital   ( sobekcm )
Electronic Thesis or Dissertation

Notes

Abstract: In Material Christianity, Colleen McDannell exposes an area of American Protestantism previously unstudied: the physical "stuff" of religion. Still a new enough field that adequate language does not exist to describe the images of Protestantism, material Christianity deserves further consideration as artists emerge from post-Reformation religion and popular culture to create serious works that call both constructs into question. Much of the following discussion results from the author's own local-level involvement in the movement, which has allowed access to artists, events, venues, and conversations that have deepened the investigation of the faith art movement on a first-hand basis. Observational visits to Calvinist churches, interviews with local religious leaders, and more traditional study of visual history of Protestantism in a broader cultural context have also greatly contributed to the work at hand. Ultimately, the research reveals a great irony: Calvinism, the sect responsible for setting iconoclastic precedent, is now positioned to lead the reintroduction of faith-based art into religious and secular arenas. Though no one group dominates the Faith Art Movement, a survey of artworks and events over the past twentyfive years reveals that Calvinists have been the first to formally acknowledge McDannell's argument that Protestants never truly eradicated image from their midst. Calvinists have remained relatively separate from Christian bookstore kitsch. This, combined with their tradition of educating laypeople, has begun to grow congregations that demand Faith Art of the highest artistic and intellectual standard.
Statement of Responsibility: by Bethany DuVall-Francisco
Thesis: Thesis (B.A.) -- New College of Florida, 2007
Electronic Access: RESTRICTED TO NCF STUDENTS, STAFF, FACULTY, AND ON-CAMPUS USE
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Source of Description: This bibliographic record is available under the Creative Commons CC0 public domain dedication. The New College of Florida, as creator of this bibliographic record, has waived all rights to it worldwide under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights, to the extent allowed by law.
Local: Faculty Sponsor: Hite, Gregory

Record Information

Source Institution: New College of Florida
Holding Location: New College of Florida
Rights Management: Applicable rights reserved.
Classification: local - S.T. 2007 D98
System ID: NCFE003764:00001

ERROR LOADING HTML FROM SOURCE (http://ncf.sobek.ufl.edu//design/skins/UFDC/html/footer_item.html)