The Meaning of Icons

The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.

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  • Author : Léonide Ouspensky
  • Publisher : St Vladimir's Seminary Press
  • Pages : 222 pages
  • ISBN : 091383677X
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 reviews
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The Meaning of Icons

The Meaning of Icons
  • Author : Léonide Ouspensky,Vladimir Lossky
  • Publisher : St Vladimir's Seminary Press
  • Release : 26 May 1982
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The classic work on the techniques, language and interpretation of icons in the context of theology and faith. Commentary and analysis of the main types of icons. Lavishly illustrated, with 160 pages of text with drawings, 13 b/w and 51 color plates.

The Mystical Language of Icons

The Mystical Language of Icons
  • Author : Solrunn Nes
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2009
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Solrunn Nes, one of Europe?s most admired iconographers, here illuminates the world of Christian icons, explaining the motifs, gestures, and colors common to these profound symbols of faith. Nes explores in depth a number of famous icons, including those of the Greater Feasts, the Mother of God, and a number of the better-known saints, enriching her discussion with references to Scripture, early Christian writings, and liturgy. She also leads readers through the process and techniques of icon painting, illustrating

Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity

Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity
  • Author : Dr C A Tsakiridou
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 28 March 2013
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Icons in Time, Persons in Eternity presents a critical, interdisciplinary examination of contemporary theological and philosophical studies of the Christian image and redefines this within the Orthodox tradition by exploring the ontological and aesthetic implications of Orthodox ascetic and mystical theology. It finds Modernist interest in the aesthetic peculiarity of icons significant, and essential for re-evaluating their relationship to non-representational art. Drawing on classical Greek art criticism, Byzantine ekphraseis and hymnography, and the theologies of St. Maximus the Confessor, St.

Icon and Devotion

Icon and Devotion
  • Author : Oleg Tarasov
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Release : 03 January 2004
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Icon and Devotion offers the first extensive presentation in English of the making and meaning of Russian icons. The craft of icon-making is set into the context of forms of worship that emerged in the Russian Orthodox Church in the mid-seventeenth century. Oleg Tarasov shows how icons have held a special place in Russian consciousness because they represented idealized images of Holy Russia. He also looks closely at how and why icons were made. Wonder-working saints and the leaders of

Behold the Beauty of the Lord

Behold the Beauty of the Lord
  • Author : Henri J. M. Nouwen
  • Publisher : Ave Maria Press
  • Release : 15 September 2007
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This twentieth anniversary edition (more than 111,000 copies sold) brings Henri J.M. Nouwen's writings on Eastern Orthodox icons to a new generation and adds to the Nouwen collection published by Ave Maria Press. With a foreword by Br. Robert Lentz, a well-known painter of contemporary icons, this classic Nouwen book invites readers to pray with four Russian icons with their eyes open by emphasizing seeing or gazing, which are at the heart of Eastern spirituality. Nouwen's meditations reveal his viewing

Icons in the Western Church

Icons in the Western Church
  • Author : Jeana Visel
  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release : 06 September 2016
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Within the Eastern tradition of Christianity, the eikon, or religious image, has long held a place of honor. In the greater part of Western Christianity, however, discomfort with images in worship, both statues and panel icons, has been a relatively common current, particularly since the Reformation. In the Roman Catholic Church, after years of using religious statues, the Second Vatican Council’s call for “noble simplicity” in many cases led to a stripping of images that in some ways helped

The Power of Icons

The Power of Icons
  • Author : Simon Morsink,Jan Morsink Ikonen (Firm),Simon G. Morsink
  • Publisher : Snoeck
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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"This illustrated book presents a collection of unique icons not usually seen outside the confines of the living room. A collection assembled by the brothers Simon and Hugo Morsink, both passionate icon lovers and art dealers. Accompanying texts, to which international experts have contributed, explain the meaning of these Greek and Russian icons, dating from the 15th to the 19th century, while several essays take the reader inside the world of this ancient Christian art form."--BOOK JACKET.

Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Author : Alfredo Tradigo
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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Catalogues the heritage of images according to type and subject, from the ancient at the Monastery of Saint Catherine in the Sinai to those from Greece, Constantinople, and Russia. 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.

Drawing Closer to Christ

Drawing Closer to Christ
  • Author : Joseph Malham
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 26 May 2022
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Internationally acclaimed iconographer Joseph Malham takes you through an eight-day, self-guided contemplative retreat to create your own icon of the Christ Pantocrator (Ruler of All). For 1500 years, icons have helped Christians meditate and pray. Used in homes and public worship, these symbolic images represent the presence of Christ and the saints. Malham has been practicing and teaching iconography for twenty years, encouraging ordinary people to create their own icons and be transformed by the spiritual practice. In Drawing Closer to