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In the Philippines, we tend to be more passive in the way we think of 'blessings' (biyaya) as something given to us, by God, by godparents, by the priest, even, indirectly, through talismans, amulets, charms and religious objects.
The custody of religious objects and locations raises particular problems and inevitable grey areas.
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Additionally, a rich collection of colonial art--including painting, furnishings, and religious objects created in Venezuela between 17th and 19th centuries--is complemented by artworks and documentation of those who explored Latin America and the Caribbean during that time.
While Bartl characterized Egerland Germans as "religious yet not overly pious," the section on destroyed religious objects portrays Catholicism as a vibrant element of Sudeten identity.
This quite deliberate instantiation of a "dialogue" with artistic precedents was contagious, producing inevitable comparisons between the "BAM" sculptures and those of Modern Primitivism more generally--the efforts of Picasso and so many others to extract new formal breakthroughs from religious objects, the majority of which hailed from African cultures.
Launched in 1992, the program has sold unused religious objects at a steep discount to churches in Pennsylvania, as well as in Arizona, Florida, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina and Texas.
He suggested a 'Kimberley Process -- as in the case blood diamonds -- for cultural and religious objects looted in Iraq, in Syria or in other conflict zones.
Nuns also created decorative works of art, such as textiles and small scale sculpture and religious objects.
Merovingian cloisonne jewellery from Bavaria, religious objects of the St Vitus treasure in Prague and Bohemian costume jewellery from the 19th century in Sudetendeutsche Museum in Munich).
Political struggles between Dominicans and diocesan priests and between Dominicans and Franciscans further complicated evangelization efforts, though nearly all parties agreed on the importance of destroying pre-Hispanic religious objects, "tricks of the devil" (p.
Crispin Paine is a former museum curator and local historian, an editor of Material Religion and author of Religious Objects in Museums