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Author Ruck, Carl A. P.

Title The effluents of deity : alchemy and psychoactive sacraments in medieval and Renaissance art / Carl A.P. Ruck, Mark A. Hoffman.

Imprint Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  704.9482 R828e 2012    ---  Available
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  704.9482 R828e 2012    ---  Available
Description xi, 359 p. ; 23 cm. + DVD (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: " -- from whom all blessings flow" -- The secret of secrets -- Column at the end of time -- Blazons of the saints -- The grail -- The fountain of the bleeding lance -- God's throne on earth -- Mapping the pathways -- The effluents of deity -- In plain sight -- The Eucharist -- DVD audio-visual presentation of images for chapters one to nine.
Subject Alchemy in art.
Alchemy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Christian art and symbolism -- Europe -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Christian art and symbolism -- Europe -- Renaissance, 1450-1600.
Eyck, Jan van, 1390-1440. Ghent altarpiece.
Added Author Hoffman, Mark A. (Mark Alwin)
ISBN 9781611630411 (pbk. : alk. paper)
161163041X (pbk. : alk. paper)
Standard No. 99948047787

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