By Gary Waller

ISBN-10: 1848935757

ISBN-13: 9781848935754

This ebook lines the heritage of the Annunciation, exploring the deep and lasting influence of the development at the Western mind's eye. Waller explores the Annunciation from its visual appeal in Luke’s Gospel, to its upward push to prominence in non secular doctrine and pop culture, and its sluggish decline in significance through the Enlightenment.

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