Praying with Icons

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  • Author : Jim Forest
  • Publisher : Orbis Books
  • Pages : 171 pages
  • ISBN : 160833077X
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  • 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

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  • Author : Rowan Williams
  • Publisher : Paraclete Press
  • Release : 01 July 2012
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A close look at three classic icons of the Virgin and Child reveals profound truths about discovering God in our World. “Icons, says Archbishop Rowan, show us the way.... They help us to cross borders, to enter into a new and transfigured world. And that is exactly what I experienced as I read....This is a book to be read not once only, but many times.”—Kallistos Ware, from the Foreword What we call holy in the world—a person,

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  • Author : Rowan Williams
  • Publisher : Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd
  • Release : 01 January 2003
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Rowan Williams applies his knowledge and imagination in reflecting on four classic Eastern Orthodox icons of Christ: the Transfiguration, the Resurrection, the Hospitality of Abraham (an icon which depicts the Trinity) and the Pantocrator, or Christ in glory. Icons have been called "theology in line and colour" and in these images we find eternal truths and life-changing challenges. Icons have become increasingly popular as aids to devotion, but with an expert guide such as Rowan Williams, their many layers of

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  • Author : Linette Martin
  • Publisher : Paraclete Press
  • Release : 01 October 2011
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In the first of a new series of "little books", learn how to grasp the meaning of ancient ways of praying in a relatively short amount of time. This will leave you with the rest of your life to move beyond the reading and into the practicing!

Praying with Icons

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  • Author : James H. Forest
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 01 January 1997
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In this beautifully illustrated book Jim Forest explains the use of icons in prayer to the uninitiated. Icons are not just "art" but a powerful aid to prayer and contemplation.

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  • Publisher : Liturgical Press
  • Release : 27 January 2022
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The Glenstal Book of Icons contains prayers and meditations on a selection of icons from the Abbey's Byzantine chapel. Drawing on the popular monastic practice of lectio divina, the icons themselves are seen as 'texts' giving rise to meditation on the Christian mysteries. This leads to acts of prayer, in which special emphasis is placed on the famous 'Jesus Prayer', discussed in detail in the introduction to the book. Thus the icons and the Jesus Prayer become a point of

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  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release : 27 January 2022
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  • Publisher : Paraclete Press (MA)
  • Release : 27 January 2022
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This lovely gift book about approaching and praying with icons everyday has over 60 full color images of Sr. Faith's icons, each paired with a scripture and an inspirational word. Experience how these beautiful icons help us live a good life, what they have to offer, what they did for Sr. Faith, and what they can do for you. Icons are an invitation to go beyond our world; to take a moment to look as through a window into heaven. The

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  • Author : Esther Pollak Osb,Nita Ng,Esther Pollak
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 29 June 2015
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This simple book contains within its pages 10 different ways of meditating and praying with icons. Nita and Sr Esther have used and experienced all of them personally, and in sharing them, have touched the lives of many others who attend their workshops and retreats around the world. "In this gorgeous book Nita Ng and Sister Esther Pollak provide an opening to deep contemplation, activity and engagement with icons and through them, with God's own heart. This book is an opportunity

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  • Author : Frederica Mathewes-Green
  • Publisher : Paraclete Press
  • Release : 27 January 2022
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  • Publisher : Conari Press
  • Release : 01 October 2001
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