n De Arte - Figuring faith : images of belief in Africa, Fiona Rankin-Smith and Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (Eds.) : book review

Volume 2013, Issue 87
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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Many people, including one Jesus Christ of Nazareth, have argued that individual, public displays of religious faith are indicative of hypocrisy. How, then, are images with religious subject matter to be interpreted when displayed in the public forum of the art museum? This scholarly text tackles a sensitive topic, and one which is perhaps too broad to be examined in depth: images of faith in classic and contemporary African cultures.

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