عنوان مقاله [English]
Perceiving the principles of Christian arts as one of the monotheistic religions has a special significance in the studies of thought and art. In spite of the explicit prohibition of the Abrahamic religions on Image, It is important that how icons and iconography has become an essential elements of Christianity. It was expected that this book could respond part of this expectation. This article discussed some of the positive points and shortcomings of the two texts. in the framework of "Criterial Studies in Texts & Programs of human sciences Journal", from point of critical studies method has described and analyzed two book.Thus, it was noted that the translation with manipulating of the framework of the source has affected the goals of the book, meanwhile because of the lack of proper approach; questions on "the meaning of Icons" remain unresolved yet. The lack of bibliography is a fundamental shortcoming of the Persian version, and the failure to follow the standards of research has subjected the validity and effectiveness of the book. Because of the deficiencies and the mixing the content, the present translation does not seem to answer the needs of readers who have interested in this field and cannot be considered as reliable text.