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Artifacts of the Flower of Life
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The essay presents the continuity of historical artifacts of the Flower of Life from 1600 BC to 1600 AD
How Gayartri mantra is improving the physical and mental health of people
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Gayatri mantra benefits have played an important role in improving the professional and personal lives of the people.
Lãng du vào cõi Thơ Thiền.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,050. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Tính hàm súc của thơ thiền đôi khi phi luận lý, ngôn ngữ trong thơ thiền có lúc vượt qua ý nghĩa thông thường để trở thành một thứ ký hiệu đặc thù nhằm đánh thức những tiềm năng sâu thẳm trong tâm hồn và kích thích sự hoạt động của trực giác cao nhất giúp người đọc thể nghiệm chân lý.
Death - Cultural, Philosophical and Religious Aspects
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
About death, grief, mourning, life after death and immortality. Why should we die like humans to survive as a species.
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.
Art That Dares
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,500. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Packed with full-page color illustrations, this eye-opening collection features a diverse group of eleven contemporary artists who work both inside and outside the church. They present the gay Jesus, the woman Christ, and other cutting-edge Christian images.
L'icône dans la tradition orthodoxe
You set the price! Words: 78,280. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
L'auteur étudie les grands personnages de l'icône, le vocabulaire qui y est propre ; les événements historiques qui ont défini l'icône; et l'image de Dieu le Père. L'icône, son histoire, son vocabulaire, son langage pictural, sa signification et ses artistes : il s'agit finalement de la sainteté, ce brûlant feu divin qui purifie tous ceux et celles qui se laissent toucher par l'art du Dieu
Salvation of the True Rock: The Sufi Poetry of Najat Ozkaya
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Najat's writings were thought to be lost to the world, until religion scholar John Mabry discovered a hand-copied manuscript in the Bu Bir Şaka mosque. Translating in the free, contemporary style of Coleman Barks' Rumi or Daniel Ladinsky's renderings of Hafiz, Mabry has brought Najat back to life, restoring his challenging yet oddly comforting poetry to the world.
L'art roman et l'icône : Le dernier art occidental à caractère iconique et d'autres études
You set the price! Words: 55,430. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Le Christ représenté dans les icônes et dans l'art roman expriment, selon l'auteur, un art œcuménique, c'est-à-dire une vision théologique commune peinte dans un langage artistique commun. Au tour de l'an 1000, tous les chrétiens pouvaient lire et comprendre ces images. Cette unité s'est malheureusement perdue pendant le second millénaire de l'histoire chrétienne. D'autres études suivent.
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.
Epiphanius of Salamis, Doctor of Iconoclasm? Deconstruction of a Myth
You set the price! Words: 57,460. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Was St. Epiphaius of Salamis, Cyprus, 4th century, opposed to all images? Five texts attributed to him say "yes." But are they authentic or are they forgeries? Was he the last witness of a pure Christianity with no images due to a rigorist interpretation of the 2nd Commandment? This book tackles the controversy about these documents and St. Epiphanius's alleged opposition to Christian images.
Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ? Déconstruction d'un mythe
You set the price! Words: 68,500. Language: French. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cinq textes iconophobes sont attribués à Épiphane évêque de Chypre, IVe s. Sont-ils authentiques ou des faux ? La légitimité de la tradition artistique chrétienne en dépend, en partie. Les iconoclastes, VIIIe s., et les protestants, XVIe s., disaient qu'il était iconophobe comme eux, qu'il rejetaient toute image. Cette étude cherche à prouver que les textes sont soit des faux soit mal interprétés.
Les images chrétiennes : Textes historiques sur les images chrétiennes de Constantin le Grand jusqu'à la période posticonoclaste (313-900)
You set the price! Words: 132,490. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre regroupe des textes chrétiens sur les images de la période 313-900. Certains existent déjà en traduction française, mais dans des publications difficilement accessibles, alors que d'autres n'ont jamais été traduits en français. Il sera utile à tous ceux qui s'intéressent à l'histoire de l'art, à l'iconographie, à l'histoire chrétienne et à d'autres domaines reliés au thème des images.
Heroes of the Icon
You set the price! Words: 60,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book présents three studies related to Orthodox icons: 1) the three decisive moments in history when the understanding of what a Christian image is was hammered out; 2) a lexicon of ten adjectives which describe the various aspects of iconography; and 3) the lives of artists who, by the exercise of their talent, have attained great holiness: the saint iconographers.
Romanesque Art and Icons + Other Iconographic Studies
You set the price! Words: 66,510. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This collection deals with the general theme of Orthodox icons. It is a series of five essays on this subject and one autobiographical writing about the author's involvement in the Ecumenical Movement: Romanesque images and icons, icons as tools for interpreting the Bible, images of Sophia (Wisdom), icons and the Ecumenical Movement, blessing icons, and an autobiographical note.
LES CHRÉTIENS ET LES IMAGES : Les attitudes envers l’art dans l'Église ancienne
You set the price! Words: 54,340. Language: French. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Cette étude cherche à savoir si les premiers chrétiens étaient hostiles aux images à cause du 2e commandement. Certains affirment qu'ils n'avaient pas d'images et qu'ils considéraient celles-ci comme des idoles. Ce livre s'oppose à ce point de vue et appuie la notion que la tradition chrétienne est ouverte à l'expression de la foi par les arts.
L'art, l'icône et la Russie : Documents russes sur l'art et l'icône du XVIe siècle au XVIIIe siècle
You set the price! Words: 114,450. Language: French. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre présente aux lecteurs occidentaux pour la première fois treize textes qui révèlent les controverses en Russie ancienne sur l'art de l'icône. Jusqu'à maintenant, ces documents n'étaient disponibles qu'aux spécialistes de la littérature russes, mais avec la publication de ce livre, le public francophone aura un plus grand accès à ces écrits, ainsi qu'à quelques études russes les concernant.
Fact to Fiction: A New Perspective on Adapting Biblical Narrative in Art
Price: Free! Words: 17,620. Language: American English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
In his book, Jedediah Ostoich attempts to navigate the treacherous ground of adapting biblical narrative into the mediums of the novel, cinema, and stage. By establishing some basic guiding principles for interpreting—and then adapting—a text, Ostoich offers a new route from Bible to big screen.
The Blank
Series: King of the Planets, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Hollow-Point Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
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The Blank is the first book in the King of the Planets trilogy. It's about the beginning of time and how souls came to be in this universe.
The Illustrated Tibetan Book of the Dead
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art
Bardo Thodol or 'The Tibetan Book of the Dead' is a mystical funerary text rooted in the Tibetan Tantric and Vajrayana Buddhist teachings. Composed by the guru and sage Padmasambhava in the 8th century, the Bardo Thodol is recited by a Buddhist lama over a dying or recently deceased person as a spiritual guide to the process of death and that which follows.

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