The Master and His Apprentices: Art History from a Christian Perspective
The Master and His Apprentices is an art history textbook written from a Christian perspective. Combined with the companion Teacher Guide, it forms a complete 1-credit elective course for high school students, whether homeschooled or in a private Christian school. However, this is also a great book for adults interested in art appreciation. Moreover, Christian families, church libraries, etc. can also offer sound, biblical art history for students of all ages.
With over 600 images, this is a comprehensive overview of art history beginning with Creation and God as the Master artist. Periods covered include the Ancient Near East, Ancient Egyptian, Aegean, Early Greek, Etruscan, Roman, Medieval & Islamic, Early Christian & Byzantine, Romanesque, Gothic, Proto-Renaissance, Early/High Italian Renaissance, Northern Renaissance, and Baroque. Also, two additional chapters cover modern works and non-Western artwork.
Furthermore, this is a family-friendly resource that does not include any nudity or other objectionable material. Consequently, with The Master and His Apprentices, you will literally SEE how art, archeology and the Bible line up in this fascinating exploration of people, places, world events, and the incredible art that remains for us to enjoy!
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