Beyond the Text: Franciscan Art and Construction of Religion
Xavier Seubert & Oleg Bychkov, editors
Franciscan Institute Publications
9781576593400, $65.00, www.amazon.com
The collaborative editorial work of Xavier Seubert (Thomas Plassmann Distinguished professor of Art and Theology emeritus, St. Bonaventure University, Allegany, New York) and Oleg Bychkov (Professor of Theology, St. Bonaventure University, Allegany, New York) is a superbly illustrated, 240 page compendium comprised of fifteen erudite scholarly essays on 13th, 14th, and 15th century art associated with the Franciscan order of the Roman Catholic Church. Of special note are David Floods 'Images of...