Updating Tillich on Religion and Art

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dr. David H. Nikkel, Professor of Religion & Department Chair (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library

Abstract: Paul Tillich wrote much about art and religioussymbolism and experience. Despite the diversity of these writings, one can discern a positing of three basic artistic styles: idealism, naturalism, and expressionism—the latter divided into a negative variety, where subject matter and forms are broken apart and judged, and a positive variety, where the ordinary is bent but form and surface content are in some way affirmed.

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Language: English
Date: 2011
Tillich, Paul, art, religious symbolism, idealism, naturalishm, expressionism

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