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Ponder These Things: Praying with Icons of the Virgin

   
Rowan Williams

“‘Praying with Icons’: such is the subtitle that Archbishop Rowan Williams has given to this book, and in this phrase he emphasizes the real meaning of the icon. As he fully appreciates, the icon is not simply a work of art on the same level as any other work of art. [...]In the tradition of the Orthodox Church, the icon is not merely a piece of decoration or a visual aid. We do more than just look at icons or talk about the; we pray with them. In fresh and unexpected ways this book indicates how this can be done.”
—“Foreword”

CONTENTS

Foreword by Bishop Kallistos Ware
Introduction
The One Who Points the Way-The Hodegetria
The Virgin of Loving Kindness-The Eleousa
The Virgin of the Sign-The Orans
Weaving Scarlet and Purple-A Legend of Mary
Epilogue

Item Number: BKPCP714
Publication Data: Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2006
Format: hardcover
Number of Pages: xviii + 75
Dimensions (l × w × h): 17.3 cm × 12.6 cm × 0.9 cm
Additional Information: full-color illustrations
ISBN: 1‒55725‒509‒1

$17.95 (USD)

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Writings on Iconoclasm

Theodore the Studite
Translated and Introduced by Thomas Cattoi

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St. Nicodemos the Hagiorite: Great Theologian and Teacher of the Orthodox Church, Reviver of Hesychasm, Moralist, Canonist, Hagiologist, and writer of Liturgical Poetry. An account of his Life, Character and Message, together with a Comprehensive List of his Writings and Selections from them

    Second Edition, Reprinted with additions By Constantine Cavarnos Volume 3 of [link BKC001S]Modern Orthodox Saints[/link] “St. Nicodemos the Hagiorite was born in 1749 in Naxos, one of the Aegean islands. He received his elementary education there. His teacher was Archimandrite Chrysanthos Aitolos, (d. 1785), brother of St. Cosmas. A distinguished teacher, Chrysanthos taught for a time at the Patriarchal school at Constantinople before he became Director of the school in Naxos. He shared Cosmas’ sentiments and convictions; and thus the powerful message and example of the saint of Aitolia began to influence Nicodemos at a very early age, when Cosmas was traveling about as a missionary.” —“Introductory” CONTENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTORY THE LIFE OF SAINT NICODEMOS    By Gerasimos Micragiannanitis, of Mount Athos WORKS OF THE SAINT WRITINGS OF THE SAINT SELECTED PASSAGES FROM THE THE WORKS OF ST. NICODEMOS NOTES SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX

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Follow Me

Augoustinos N. Kantiotes, Bishop of Florina, Greece
Translation and Foreword by Asterios Gerostergios

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The Contemplative Life

Julianus Pomerius
Translated and Annotated by Sister Mary Josephine Suelzer

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