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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 by Bishop Kallistos Ware
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

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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The Experience of God: Orthodox Dogmatic Theology, Volume 6: The Fulfillment of Creation

Dumitru Staniloae
Translated and Edited by Ioan Ionita
Foreword by Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia

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Sterling Silver and Enamel “Hodegetria” Pendant

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The Great Collection of The Lives of the Saints, Volume I: September

Translated from the Slavonic edition published by the Christian Printshop of the Transfiguration Almshouse in Moscow in the year 1914 from the original compiled by Saint Demetrius of Rostov and published in Kiev
First English Edition Translated by Father Thomas Marretta

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Sterling Silver and Enamel Octagonal Pendant

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