Response to Melissa Raphael

A response to Melissa Raphael’s article ‘The creation of beauty by its destruction: the idoloclastic aesthetic in modern and contemporary Jewish art’. Key themes discussed include the notion of human beings as created in the image of God, Levinas’s understanding of the face and its ethical demand as...

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Published in:Approaching religion
Main Author: Illman, Ruth 1976-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2016]
In:Approaching religion
Year: 2016, Volume: 6, Issue: 2, Pages: 23-25
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Judaism / The Modern / Art / Image / Destruction
Further subjects:B Emmanuel Levinas
B In the Image
B Jewish Art
B Religion and Aesthetics
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Summary:A response to Melissa Raphael’s article ‘The creation of beauty by its destruction: the idoloclastic aesthetic in modern and contemporary Jewish art’. Key themes discussed include the notion of human beings as created in the image of God, Levinas’s understanding of the face and its ethical demand as well as the contemporary issue of the commodification of the human face in digital media.
ISSN:1799-3121
Contains:Enthalten in: Approaching religion