ICS Select Bibliography: Art

Beckwith, John. Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1979.

Elsner, Jas R. Art and the Roman Viewer: The Transformation of Art from the Pagan World to Christianity. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Elsner, Jas R. Imperial Rome & Christian Triumph: The Art of the Roman Empire AD 100-450. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Elsner, Jas R. Roman Eyes: Visuality and Subjectivity in Art and Text. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

Engemann, Josef.  Römische Kunst in Spätantike und frühem Christentum bis Justinian.  Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 2014.

Dresken-Weiland, Jutta. Bild, Grab und Wort: Untersuchungen zu Jenseitsvorstellungen von Christen des 3. und 4. Jahrhunderts. Regensburg, Germany: Schnell & Steiner, 2010.

Finney, Paul Corby, ed. Art, Archaeology and Architecture of Early Christianity. New York: Garland, 1993.

Finney, Paul Corby. The Invisible God: The Earliest Christians on Art. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Lee M. Jefferson and Robin M. Jensen, eds. Art of Empire: Christian Art in its Imperial Context. Baltimore: Project Muse, 2015; Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2015.

Jensen, Robin M. Understanding Early Christian Art. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.

Jensen, Robin M. The Substance of Things Seen: Art, Faith, and the Christian Community. Grand Rapids, Mich.: W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2004.

Jensen, Robin M. Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

Kessler Herbert L., and David Nirenberg, eds. Judaism and Christian Art: Aesthetic Anxieties from the Catacombs to Colonialism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Koch, Guntram. Early Christian Art and Architecture: An Introduction. London: SCM Press, 1996.

Levine, Lee I. Visual Judaism: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2013.

Lowden, John. Early Christian and Byzantine Art. London: Phaidon, 1998.

Murray, Sister Charles. Rebirth and Afterlife: A Study of the Transmutation of Some Pagan Imagery in Early Christian Funerary Art. Oxford: British Archaeology Reports, 1981.

Spier, Jeffrey, ed. Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art. New Haven/London/ Fort Worth: Yale University Press, 2007.

Prigent, Pierre. L’art des premiers chrétiens: L’héritage culturel et la foi nouvelle. Paris: Desclée de Brouwer, 1995.

Weitzmann, Kurt, ed. Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century, 2d. ed.. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1979.