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Overview Experience a wealth of art and architecture stretching back to the early church and the age of martyrs, travel where Christians died in the arena, and see where such great artists as Michelangelo depicted unforgettable scenes of biblical truth.
The Christian Travelers Guides deal directly with what even the best general travel guides only touch on: Christianity s enormous influence on Europe--and, through its history and culture, Europe s influence on Christianity. This unique series guides you on a pilgrimage to the heart of our Christian heritage. Saints and secularists, martyrs and kings, castles and cathedrals, public squares and rolling hillsides, great works of art, literature, and architecture: The legacy of the Christian faith takes on immediacy and impact as you see firsthand the places where believers through the centuries lived and died, shaping our world with their faith. In rich detail and depth, The Christian Travelers Guide to Italy describes the history, literature, music, art, and architecture of Italy. Nearly 50 Christian Heritage Sites, with fascinating information on different places to visit List of "Top 10 Christian Sites in Italy" Insights for enjoying your visits to Italian churches and cathedrals Sidebars featuring mini-biographies of key historical figures and short essays on great works of art Glossary of religious terms Access The Christian Travelers Guides Website at http: //www.christian-travelers-guides.com"
Citations And Professional Reviews The Christian Travelers Guide to Italy by David Bershad, Caroline Mangone & Irving Hexham has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 05/01/2001 page 117
Christian Retailing - 04/02/2001 page 25
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More About David Bershad, Caroline Mangone & Irving Hexham
David Bershad is professor of art history at the University of Calgary. He received his Ph.D. at UCLA. David has written numerous articles on the people and places in Italy and has received many honors and awards.
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American Library Journal Mar 3, 2002
From the Library Journal, Vol. 126, No. 8, p. 117, 1 May 2001: These guides do not lead tourists to the most popular bars or shopping districts but instead to the various Christian heritage sites in each country ... Each guide follows the same layout: Hexham begins with an overview of the history of each country from prehistoric times to the present. He then includes a chapter on literature, art, and architecture and lists what he considers the top ten Christian heritage sites in each country. Each entry thereafter is in alphabetical order ... Recommended for all public libraries.