General books on Christianity and art
  • Helen de Borchgrave, A Journey Into Christian Art (Fortress Press, 1999)
  • John Drury, Painting the Word: Christian Pictures and their Meanings (Yale University Press, 1999)
  • Peter and Linda Murray, The Oxford Companion to Christian Art and Architecture (Oxford University Press, 1998)
The Renaissance
  • Margaret Aston, ed., The Panorama of the Renaissance (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1996)
  • John Dillenberger, Images and Relics: Theological Perceptions and Visual Images in Sixteenth-Century Europe (Oxford University Press, 1999)
  • Frederick Hartt, History of Italian Renaissance Art, 4th edition (Prentice Hall and Abrams, 1994)
  • Heidi J. Hornik and Mikeal C. Parsons, Illuminating Luke: The Infancy Narrative in Italian Renaissance Painting (Trinity Press International, 2003) and Illuminating Luke: The Public Ministry of Christ (T & T Clark, 2005)
  • John T. Paoletti and Gary M. Radke, Art in Renaissance Italy (Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997)
  • Timothy Verdon and John Henderson, ed., Christianity and the Renaissance (Syracuse University Press, 1990)
Michelangelo
  • Ascanio Condivi, The Life of Michelangelo, translated by Alice Sedgwick Wohl (Louisiana State University Press, 1976)
  • James Beck, The Three Worlds of Michelangelo (W. W. Norton & Co., 1999)
  • John W. Dixon, Jr., The Christ of Michelangelo (Scholars Press, 1994)
  • John W. Dixon, Jr., Nature and Grace in Art (University of North Carolina Press, 1964)
  • Ross King, Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling (Walker & Company, 2003)
  • Michelangelo, Complete Poems and Selected Letters, translated by Creighton Gilbert, edited by Robert N. Linscott (Princeton University Press, 1980) 
  • Linda Murray, Michelangelo (Oxford, 1980)
  • Alexander Nagel, Michelangelo and the Reform of Art (Cambridge, 2000)
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