Only in the past few hundred years has reading been the primary way of teaching religion. For centuries, religious education relied on hearing and seeing. Religious education can benefit by returning to the ages-old methods of hearing and seeing to complement reading. Beyond the Written Word: Exploring Faith Through Christian Art and the accompanying teaching guide enable you to make one of the old ways—seeing—available to 21st-century students.
Copyright: March 16, 2005
Size: 6 x 9
Length: 32 pages
Item number: 1330
By Richard Viladesau, STD, professor of theology, Fordham University; author, Theological Aesthetics and Theology and the Arts.
By Thomas H. Groome, professor of theology and religious education, director of the Boston College Institute of Religious Education and Pastoral Ministry; author, What Makes Us Catholic
By Sister Wendy Beckett, author of The Story of Painting and Sister Wendy's American Collection, both seen on PBS; plus Art and the Sacred, 1000 Masterpieces, and other books