Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Saint Joseph's University Press
Date Published: 2011
Book ID: 52
325 pages + introduction and index | 10 x 7.75 inches | 200 color and b/w images
Joseph of Nazareth Through the Centuries is a profusely illustrated book of collected essays by a distinguished group of international scholars. This volume surveys the development in art, spirituality, and literature of the veneration of St. Joseph from the New Testament through the Church Fathers, Middle Ages, and Early Modern Period, to the early 20th century. Fourteen essays are divided into five topical sections. 1) Biblical and Patristic Institutions, 2) Medieval Developments, 3) The Early Modern Period: Europe, 4) The Early Modern Period: Colonial Spanish America, 5) The Modern Era. Essay authors include: Joseph A. Fitzmyer, SJ; Joseph T. Lienhard, SJ; Brian Patrick McGuire; Herbert Kessler; Carolyn Wilson; Joseph F. Chorpenning, OSFS; Rob Faesen, SJ; Laurence Grove; Larry Silver and Shelley Perlove; Jaime Lara; Christopher C. Wilson; Georgina Sabat Rivers; Clara Bargellini; and Michael T. Morris, OP.
Joseph F. Chorpenning, O.S.F.S., ed.