Icons And Saints Of The Eastern Orthodox Church

Author: Alfredo Tradigo
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 9780892368457
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This book includes chapters such as role of icons in the Orthodox liturgy and on common iconic subjects, including the fathers and saints of the Eastern Church.

Icons In The Western Church

Author: Jeana Visel
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 0814646840
Size: 49.32 MB
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This book makes the case that icons should have a role to play in the Western Church that goes beyond mere decoration.


Author: Robin Cormack
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674026193
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Byzantine and Russian Orthodox icons are perhaps the most enduring form of religious art ever developed--and one of the most mysterious. This book provides an accessible guide to their story and power.

The Eastern Orthodox Church

Author: Ernst Benz
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0202365751
Size: 58.76 MB
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Icon painting, then, will be our point of departure for an introduction to the life and
thought of the Eastern Orthodox Church. 1. THE ROLE OF ... of the iconostasis.
On this lectern the icon of the saint for the particular day or the particular church ...

The Icons Of Their Bodies

Author: Henry Maguire
ISBN: 9780691050072
Size: 45.96 MB
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The purpose of this book is to analyze the logic of the saint's image in Byzantium, both in portraits and in narrative scenes.

Praying With Icons

Author: Jim Forest
ISBN: 9781570757587
Size: 21.12 MB
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First published ten years ago, this volume has been widely recognized as a modern spiritual classic. Forest describes the history and theology behind icons, tells how they are made, and discusses how they are used as a guide to prayer.

The Meaning Of Icons

Author: Léonide Ouspensky
Publisher: St Vladimir's Seminary Press
ISBN: 091383677X
Size: 19.20 MB
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The present work is the first of its kind to give a reliable introduction to the spiritual background of this art.

The Icon

Author: Michel Quenot
Publisher: S. Chand
ISBN: 9780881410983
Size: 48.17 MB
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Already published in eleven languages, this brief yet highly descriptive history of iconography includes discussion of the canons governing iconography, its theological and biblical foundations and iconographic themes.

Techniques Of Traditional Icon Painting

Author: Gilles Weissmann
Publisher: Search PressLtd
ISBN: 9781844487943
Size: 66.86 MB
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With in-depth information, step-by-step demonstrations, invaluable advice, and many superb examples of finished icons, this is the most comprehensive guide to the philosophy and practice of icon painting.