Tag: christian art

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

03/04 | In part two of a two-part series, Douglas Boin challenges the idea that Christians left so few archaeological traces behind because they couldn’t afford to make them.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Daily Life and Practice.

Borrowing from the Neighbors

09/14 | Living in the Greco-Roman world, early Christians were able to draw from a set of rich artistic paradigms when they set out to depict their stories and beliefs in decorative   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Enduring Symbolism of Doves

09/01 | Few symbols have a tradition as long and as rich as the dove. Read about what it represents and how its use has been shared, adapted and reinterpreted across cultures   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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