Books tagged: icons

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The Spiritual Wisdom and Practices of Early Christianity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010 by Theosis Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
In this book, we will consider the fundamental practices of the Christian experience. They are backed by two thousand years of history and a sea of witnesses who, down through the ages, have journeyed on this path that has led them to the summits of wisdom and holiness.
on the Trail of the Real St George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
Iconic Poetry - Poems on Life's Favorite Icons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Delightfully fresh, this upbeat collection of rhyming poems offers an almost comic take on some of the world’s most iconic brands we love to love. Modern day poet, Sara Lauritzen, has captured the spirit and essence of life’s current trends in her charmingly casual style. Prepare to be tickled.
The Icon of the Divine Heart of God the Father: Apologia and Canon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,730. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Apostolate of the Divine Heart. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
In this book, the background of the revealed, diptych, ecumenical icon of the Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts is presented, together with the related Consecration (Seal) Prayer to the Almighty Father.
Comrade Stalin Goes to Church
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Many decades after his death in 1953, Comrade Stalin finds himself in an Orthodox church, locked in a furious debate with St. Seraphim of Sarov, one of Russia's more popular saints. As a former seminarian and dedicated Marxist revolutionary, Comrade Stalin is able to make his case against the Church; however, he is up against a man of limitless spiritual insight.
The Holy Face of Christ Icon Card
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Apostolate of the Divine Heart. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Card of the icon of the Holy Face of Jesus Christ written in traditional egg tempera.
Icon Card of the Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
The icon and consecration prayer cards of the Divine Heart of God the Father Encompassing All Hearts.
Annu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 256,860. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On a South Pacific island during the last decades of the twentieth century, indigenes, migrant workers and European managers struggle to understand and define themselves and their place in the incomprehensible world shaped by the Van Island Palm Oil Development Company
Christians and Images: Early Christian Attitudes toward Images
You set the price! Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book claims that the Hostility Theory (early Christians had no images since these were idols) is false. It argues that the Christian, artistic tradition is not the result of image-loving, Greek converts flooding into the Church, but is based on a biblical and theological tradition that is favorable to non-idolatrous images. The early Christians expressed their faith in word and image.
The Image of God the Father in Orthodox Theology and Iconography and Other Studies
You set the price! Words: 68,640. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents eight studies that help the reader to understand icons: The Image of God the Father, Canons on Iconography, The Not-So-Penetrating Look, Death in Orthodox Iconography, Allegorical Personification in Orthodox Iconography, Who Can, Should Paint Icons?, Iconography and St. Gregory Palamas, "Man as the Image of God" in St. Gregory of Nyssa and in Orthodox Iconography.