Per una Theologia Crucis artistica: alcuni spunti tra Lotto e Bach

Federico Terzi

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Abstract

Theology of the Cross (Theologia Crucis) is a central aspect of Martin Luther’s theological research, expressed for the first time during the Heidelberg disputation (1518). In this paper, it is used as a hermeneutical principle to interpret some artistic works by Lorenzo Lotto and Johann Sebastian Bach. There are quite a few reasons to believe that the wood cross painted on the left side of Lotto’s Nativity (1523) was added after Lutheran ideas, coming from central Europe, had penetrated northern Italy.The same link between Christmas and Good Friday is also present in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (1734-1735): undoubtedly, in this case, one might read it considering Luther’s Theology of the Cross.
Titolo tradotto del contributo[Autom. eng. transl.] For an artistic Theologia Crucis: some ideas between Lotto and Bach
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)57-75
Numero di pagine19
RivistaIntersezioni
Volume40
DOI
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2020

Keywords

  • Theology of the Cross
  • Lorenzo Lotto
  • Christmas Oratorio
  • Nativity
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

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