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Christian Travelers Guide to Italy, The

David Bershad;Carolina Mangone

ISBN: 0310225736
Size: 5 x 7 1/8 - 240 pp - Price: $16.99

 

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Synopsis: This guide reveals a wealth of art and architecture stretching back to the early church and the age of the martyrs. See where Christians died in the arena and where great artists like Michelangelo depicted unforgettable scenes of Biblical truth. - GNRF Reference/Travel

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Catalog Description: The Christian Travelers Guide series describes and interprets the religious significance of places, people, and events in various countries of the world from a Christian perspective. While secular travel guides tend to neglect or play down the importance of our Christian heritage, this new series brings history alive by concentrating on spiritual and theological issues that have shaped our world. Designed to be used alone or in conjunction with secular guides, they are an invaluable resource for the Christian traveler and anyone interested in the deeper meaning of religion and culture in society. Each guide is organized alphabetically according to the names of cities and sites and is written to help you deepen your faith by bringing the struggles and triumphs of great Christian leaders and common believers alive through the living witness of places where saints once walked.

The Christian Travelers Guide to Italy reveals a wealth of art and architecture stretching back to the early church and the age of the martyrs. See where Christians died in the arena and where great artists like Michelangelo depicted unforgettable scenes of Biblical truth.

About the Author: David Bershad is professor of art history at the University of Calgary. He received his Ph.D. at UCLA. David has written numerous articles on the people and places in Italy and has received many honors and awards.;Carolina Mangone is pursuing her masters in art history. She is active in both the art community and Italian-Canadian community. Carolina studied in Rome and has traveled extensively in Italy and throughout Europe.

   
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