The Mystical Language of Icons

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 each step with photographs, and includes more than fifty of her own original works of art.

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  • Author : Solrunn Nes
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Pages : 112 pages
  • ISBN : 080286497X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 reviews
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The Mystical Language of Icons

The Mystical Language of Icons
  • Author : Solrunn Nes
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2009
GET THIS BOOKThe Mystical Language of Icons

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

Techniques of Traditional Icon Painting

Techniques of Traditional Icon Painting
  • Author : Gilles Weissmann
  • Publisher : Search PressLtd
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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Focusing on the classic methods of icon painting and its rich history, this detailed and practical guide covers everything, from the materials needed and how to prepare a panel to adding inscriptions and finishing off using traditional Byzantine techniques. It explains the origins and principles of icon painting; how to choose a subject; the technique of sacred geometry; the use of color, varnishing, and egg tempera; and how to use traditional gilding techniques. Part of the icon's symbolism is transmitted

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  • Author : Christopher W. Skinner
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release : 11 April 2013
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This volume examines characters in the Fourth Gospel and provides an in-depth look at different approaches currently employed by scholars working with literary and reader-oriented methods. Divided into two sections, the book first considers method and theory, followed by exegetical character studies using a literary or reader-oriented method. It summarizes the state of the discussion, examines obstacles to arriving at a comprehensive theory of character in the Fourth Gospel, compares different approaches, and compiles the diverse methodologies into one comparative

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.

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places
  • Author : Norbert Brockman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 13 September 2011
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This thoroughly revised and updated encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture.

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

Encyclopedia of Sacred Places, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]
  • Author : Norbert C. Brockman
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 13 September 2011
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Now thoroughly revised and updated, this encyclopedia documents the diversity of shrines, temples, holy places, and pilgrimage sites sacred to the world's major religious traditions, and illustrates their elemental place in human culture. • Over 300 A–Z entries covering sites and pilgrimages sacred to the world's major religious traditions • Illustrative photographs and maps • A glossary of relevant terms • Appendices listing sites by country, faith tradition, and placement in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites

Silent Rosary

Silent Rosary
  • Author : Addison Hodges Hart
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release : 09 July 2021
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The twenty mysteries of the rosary are a circular “gallery,” a matrix of theology and spirituality. They can inspire us profoundly. For those seeking a deeper encounter in faith, these mysteries have the power to move us toward contemplation. A lengthy Introduction explains in detail the meaning of the term “mystery” in Christian thought, provides a brief history of the rosary, explains the significance of Mary in the mysteries, explores the importance of “beholding” in the Scriptures and in our

The Presence of Light

The Presence of Light
  • Author : Matthew Kapstein
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 03 November 2004
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There is perhaps no greater constant in religious intuition and experience than the presence of light. In spiritual traditions East and West, light is not only ubiquitous but something that assumes strikingly similar forms in altogether different historical and cultural settings. This study examines light as an aspect of religiously valued experiences and its entailments for mystical theology, philosophy, politics, and religious art. The essays in this volume make an important contribution to religious studies by proposing that it is

Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church

Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church
  • Author : Alfredo Tradigo
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Release : 17 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.

The Sense of the Call

The Sense of the Call
  • Author : Marva J. Dawn
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release : 21 February 2006
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In "Keeping the Sabbath Wholly," Dawn introduced the vital Sabbath aspects of resting, ceasing, feasting, and embracing. Now, she expands these into a way of life for serving God and the Kingdom every single day of the week. (Practical Life)

Windows to Heaven

Windows to Heaven
  • Author : Elizabeth Zelensky,Lela Gilbert
  • Publisher : Brazos Press
  • Release : 01 February 2005
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An exquisite guidebook that explores the nature and purpose of icons and how they might enrich the spiritual lives of readers--Protestant and Catholic as well as Orthodox.