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vii List of Figures ix Preface and Acknowledgments xi Introduction: Situating Contemporary Art and Religion 1 1. Veronicas and Artists 16 2. Breaking the Religious Image: Reinventing Religion in Art 43 3. Between Critical Displacements and Spiritual Affirmations 66 4. Images between Religion and Art 98 5. The Video Veronicas of Bill Viola 127 6. Images That Do Not Rest: The Installations of Lawrence Malstaf 151 7. Illusionism Cut: The Painting of Victoria Reynolds 171 8. The Body Recast: The Sculpture of Berlinde de Bruyckere 184 Conclusion 205 Notes 209 Bibliography 251 Index 261 contents ...