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The Maze and the Warrior

Symbols in Architecture, Theology, and Music

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674013636

Publication Date: 05/01/2004

Academic Trade

368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

68 halftones, 7 line illustrations, 18 musical examples, 1 map, 2 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: Maze Mania
  • 1. The Ancient and Early Christian Maze
  • 2. The Maze as Symbol in the Church
  • 3. The Theology of the Maze
  • 4. The Warrior, the Lamb, and Astrology
  • 5. The Dance of the Maze
  • 6. Symbolizing the Christian Warrior
  • 7. Sounds and Symbols of an Armed Man
  • 8. The Maze of Pilgrimage and Pleasure
  • 9. Musical Mazes from Moses to Mozart
  • Epilogue: The Maze Reborn in an Ecumenical Age
  • Appendix A. Musical Examples
  • Appendix B. Tables
  • Abbreviations
  • Works Cited
  • Notes
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2001 Association of American Publishers PSP Award, Arts Category
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