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Art in the Abrahamic Faiths: Jewish Christian and Islamic Perspectives

 

An Initial Bibliography

 
Publications that explore aspects of the relationships between visual representations of biblical subjects in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Amishai-Maisels, Ziva, ‘The Jewish Jesus’, Jewish Art 9 (1982), pp. 85-104.

Amishai-Maisels, Ziva, Depiction and Interpretation: the Influence of the Holocaust on the Visual Arts  (Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1993).

Amishai-Maisels, Ziva, ‘Chagall’s ‘Dedicated to Christ’: Sources and meanings’, Jewish Art  21-22 (1995-96), pp. 68-94.

Amishai-Maisels, Ziva, ‘Origins of the Jewish Jesus’, in Matthew Baigall and Milly Heyd (eds.), Complex Identities: Jewish Consciousness and Modern Art  (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2001), pp. 51-86.

Ankori, Gannit, “The Other Jerusalem: Images of the Holy City in Contemporary Palestinian Paintings’, Jewish Art 14 (1988), pp. 74-92.

Arnold, Thomas W., The Old Testament and New Testament in Muslim Religious Art (The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1928; London: The British Academy, 1932).

Art Backenroth, Ofra, ‘Art and Rashi’, Religious Education 99.2 (2004), pp. 151-66.

Bartall, Ruth, ‘Medieval Images of ‘Sacred Love’: Jewish and Christian Perspectives’,  Assaph: Studies in Art History 2 (1996), pp. 93-110.

Blair, Sheila S., and Jonathan, M. Bloom (eds.), Images of Paradise in Islamic Art (Hanover: Hood Museum of Art, 1991). Catalogue of exhibition at Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College.

Brosh, Naoimi and Rachel Milstein, Biblical Stories in Islamic Painting (Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 1991).

Cohen, L., The Hebrew Bible in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Art (New York: Jewish Museum, 1963).  Catalogue of exhibition.

De Wald, Ernest T., A.M. Friend Jr. and Kurt Weitzmann (eds.), The Illustrations in the Manuscripts of the Septuagint (Princeton University Press, 1941).

Dodd, Erica Cruikshank, ‘The Image of the Word: Notes on the Religious Iconography of Islam’, Assaph: Studies in Art History 8 (2003), pp. 35-79.

Friedberg, Haya, ‘The Unwritten Message – Visual Commentary in Twentieth-Century Haggadah Illustrations’, Jewish Art 16-17 (1990-1991), pp. 157-71.

Friedman, Mira, ‘The Jesse Tree and the Tree of Life in Chagall’, Jewish Art 15 (1989) pp. 61-80.

Friedman, Mira, ‘The Metamorphoses of Judith’, Jewish Art 12-13 (1986-87), pp. 225-46.

Goodenough, Erwin, R., ‘Early Christian and Jewish Art’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 185-200.

Greenspoon, L. J., Sacred Text, Secular Times: the Hebrew Bible in the Modern World (Omaha: Creighton University Press, 1999).

Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971). 

Gutmann, Joseph, ‘The Jewish Origin of the Ashburnham Pentateuch Miniatures’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971),  pp. 319-346.

Gutmann, Joseph, ‘The Second Commandment and the Image in Judaism’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971),  pp. 3-18.

Gutmann, Joseph, The Temple of Solomon: Archaeological Fact and Medieval Tradition in Christian, Islamic and Jewish Art (Montana: Scholars Press, 1976).

Gutmann, Joseph, The Image and the Word: Confrontations in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (AAR and SBL: Scholars Press, 1977).

Gutmann, Joseph, Hebrew Manuscript Painting (New York: Braziller, 1978).

Gutman, Joseph, ‘Cain’s Burial of Abel: A Jewish Legendary Motif in Christian and Islamic Art’,  Eretz Israel 16 (1982), pp. 92-98.

Gutman, Joseph and Vera Moreen Basch, ‘The Combat between Moses and Og in Muslim Miniatures’, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 1 (1987), pp. 111-122.

Gutman, Joseph, ‘The Testing of Moses: A Comparative Study in Christian, Muslim and Jewish Art’, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 2 (1988), pp. 107-117.      

Heller, Jan, Shemeryahu Talman, and Hana Hlavackova (eds.), The Old Testament as Inspiration for Culture (Trebernice: Mlyn, 2001). International Academic Symposium on Bible and Culture, Prague, Sept. 1995.

Hoffman, ‘The Reemergence of a German-Jewish Painter: Elie Marcuse (1817-1902) and the Death of King Saul’, Assaph: Studies in Art History 9 (2004), pp. 105-122.

Jensen, Robin, M., ‘Moses Imagery in Jewish and Christian Art: Problems of Continuity and Particularity’, in Eugene H. Lovering, (ed.), Society of Biblical Literature Seminar Papers 1992 (Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1992).

Jensen, Robin, M., ‘Giving Texts Vision and Images Voice: The Promise and Problems of Interdisciplinary Scholarship,’ in Julian V. Hills (ed.), Common Life in the Early Church: Essays honoring Graydon F. Snyder (Harrisburg: Trinity Press, International, 1998), pp. 344-356.

Kogman-Apel, Katrin, Jewish Book Art between Islam and Christianity (Leiden: Brill, 2004).

Kogman-Appel, K., Illuminated Haggadah from Medieval Spain (2006).

Kolsteren, Steven,  ‘Simeon Solomon and the Song of Songs’, Jewish Art 11 (1985), 47-69.

Leveen, Jacob, The Hebrew Bible in Art (The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1939;London: British Academy, 1944 and NY: Hermon Press, 1974).

Lipton, Sara, Images of Intolerance: the Representation of Jews and Judaism in the Bible Moralisée (California: University of California Press, 1999).

Lubbock, Jules, Storytelling in Christian Art from Giotto to Donatello ((Yale University Press, 2006).

Lurie, Doran J., Old Testament-Old Masters: the Bible in 16th-19th Century Art (Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2006). Catalogue of Exhibition.

Mellinkoff, Ruth, The Horned Moses in Medieval Art and Thought  (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1970).

Mellinkoff, Ruth, ‘More About Horned Moses’, Jewish Art 12-13 (1986-87), pp. 183-98.

Mendelsohn, Amitai, Prophets and Visionaries:  Reuven Rubin’s Early Years, 1914-23 (Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 2006), Catalogue of the exhibition.

Merrony, Mark, W., ‘The Graven Image in Early Islamic Floor Mosaics: Contradiction or Convention?’ Minerva 15.1 (2004),  pp. 36-38.

Milstein, Rachel, ‘The Iconography of Moses in Islamic Art’, Jewish Art  12-13 (1986-87), pp. 199-212.

Milstein, Rachel, ‘Nimod, Joseph and Jonah: Miniatures from Ottoman Baghdad’, Bulletin of the Asia Institute 1 (1987), pp. 123-138.

Milstein, Rachel, Karin Ruhrdanz and Barbara Schmitz (eds.), Stories of the Prophets: Illustrated Manuscripts of Qisas al-Arbiya (Israel: Mazda Press, 1999).

Milstein, Rachel, La Bible dans l’art islamique (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2005).

Narkiss, Bezalel, Armenian Art Treasures of Jerusalem (Israel: Massada Press, 1979).

Narkiss, Bezalel, The Ashburnham Pentateuch.

Narkiss, Bezalel, Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Isles (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1982).

Narkiss, Bezalel, The Golden Haggadah.

Nersessian, Vrej Nerses, The Bible in the Armenian Tradition (London: British Library, 2001).

Noel William and Daniel Weiss, The Book of Kings: Art, War and the Morgan Library’s Medieval Picture Book (London: Third Millennium Press, 2002).

Nordström, Carl-Otto, ‘The Water Miracles of Moses in Jewish Legend and Byzantine Art’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 277-308.

Pessach, Gill, Landscape of the Bible: Sacred Scenes in European Master Paintings (Jerusalem: Israel Museum, 2000).

Revel-Neher, Elisabeth, L’arche d’alliance dans l’art juif et Chrétien du second au dixième siècle (Paris: Association des Amis des Etudes Archéologiques Byzantino-Salves et du Christianisme Oriental, 1984).

Riesenfeld, Harald, “The Resurrection in Ezekiel XXXVII and in the Dura-Europas Paintings’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 120-55.

Rix, Daphne, ‘Chagall’s Interpretation of the Song of Songs’, Jewish Art  6 (1979), pp. 118-126.

Roth, Cecil, ‘A Masterpiece of Medieval Spanish-Jewish Art:  The Kennicott Bible’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 489-514.

Saltes, Ori, Z., ‘The Bible and Art a the End of the Millennium: Words, Ideas, Images’ in Leonard Jay Greenspoon and Bryan F. Le Beau (eds.), Sacred Text, Secular Times: the Hebrew Bible in the Modern World (Omaha: Creighton University Press, 2000).

Saltman, E.S., ‘The Forbidden Image in Jewish Art’, Jewish Art 8 (1981), pp. 42-53.

Schäfer, Peter, Mirror of his Beauty: Feminine Images of God from the Bible to the Early Kabbalah (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002).

Schubert, Ursula, ‘Egyptian Bondage and Exodus in the Ashburnham Pentateuch’, Jewish Art 5 (1978), pp. 29-44.

Schwartz, Abby S., Artistic Expressions of Faith in Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Ohio: Taft Museum, 1997).

Sed-Ragina, Gabrielle, Jewish Art (NY: Abrams, 1997).

Shalem, Avinoam, Islam Christianized: Islamic Portable Objects in the Medieval Church Treasures of the Latin West (Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Peter Lang, 1998).

Shalev-Eyni, Sarit, ‘Solomon, his Demons and Jongleurs: The Meeting of Islamic, Judaic and Christian Culture’, Al-Masaq 18.2 (2006), pp. 145-160.

Shalev-Eyni, Sarit, ‘In the Days of the Barely Harvest: The Iconography of Ruth’, Artibus et Histoire 51 (2005), pp. 37-57.

Sorek, Ronitand Sharon Weiser-Ferguson, The Divine Image: Depicting God in Jewish and Israeli Art (Jerusalem: The Israel Museum, 2006).

Tamvaki, Angela, The Old Testament in European Paintings (1500-1930), (Athens: National Library-Alexandros Soutzos Museum, 1993). Exhibition.

Weitzmann, Kurt, ‘The Question of the Influence of Jewish Pictorial Sources on Old Testament Illustration’, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 309-328.

Weitzmann, Kurt, “The Illustrations of the Septuagint”, in Gutmann, Joseph (ed.), No Graven Images: Studies in Art and the Hebrew Bible (New York: Ktav, 1971), pp. 201-222.

Weitzmann, Kurt, The Frescoes of Dura-Europas and Christian Art (1990).

Weitzmann, Kurt and Bernadò, Massimo, The Illustrations in the Manuscripts of the Septuagint (Princeton University Press, 1999).

Westenholz, Goodrick, Joan (ed.), Images of Inspiration: the Old Testament in Early Christian Art (Jerusalem: Bible Lands Museum, 2000).