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.


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.

Living Icons

Author: Michael Plekon
ISBN: 9780268033514
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In this inspiring volume, Michael Plekon introduces readers to a diverse and unusual group of men and women who strove to put the Gospel of Christ into action in their lives.

Ecclesiasticus Ii

Author: George Dion Dragas
Publisher: Orthodox Research Inst
ISBN: 9780974561806
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The first section on Icons offers an introductory lecture on the iconoclastic dispute with a select (updated) bibliography and a fresh exposition, on the basis of the original text of St. John of Damascus' Defense of the Icons.

The Eastern Orthodox Church

Author: Ernst Benz
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351304747
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In brief history, he describes the rise of Orthodox national churches, schismatic churches, and churches in exile; the role of monasticism and its striking differences from Roman Catholic monasticism; the missionary work of the Orthodox ...

Eastern Orthodox Theology

Author: Daniel B. Clendenin
Publisher: Baker Academic
ISBN: 0801026512
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A clear introduction to Eastern Orthodoxy and key aspects of the tradition. Now contains new articles and additional readings on Orthodoxy and evangelicalism.

The Encyclopedia Of Eastern Orthodox Christianity 2 Volume Set

Author: John Anthony McGuckin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444392548
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The church accordingly teaches that while the saints rightly receive honor (
douleia), she alone of all creatures is appointed by God to receive "high honor" (
hyperdouleia). As a popular hymn attributed to John Damascus aptly puts it, this
is why "in you all creation rejoices, 0 full of grace.” SEE ALSO: Council of
Chalcedon (451); Council of Ephesus (431); Eleousa (Umilenie); lconography,
Styles of; lconostasis; Icons; Panagia; Platytera; Protecting Veil; St. Cyril of
Alexandria (ca.