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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.
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.
Claudius Barnum Grabit
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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The story of the legendary Claudius Barnum, an icon of his time.
Roll Over Play Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A physically challenged young man flees his small rural village. He carries only a knapsack containing the entire wealth of the community. With a four-legged fellow traveler, they struggle across Siberia and the North Pacific attempting to reach a small Alaskan village on Lake Iliamna. But fate interrupts their journey. Seventeen years later, two SCUBA divers make an interesting discovery.
Tupac Unseen
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by A Picture Book, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Tupac Unseen, is comprised of thirty-six portraits photographs Levinson made in 1993 and thirty-six original Artworks (one of each portrait, completed in 2014) each one an individual homage to Tupac, for a total of seventy-two original works, less than a half dozen of which received any type of publication. It is a remarkable collection of work and quite simply the collection of Tupac photographs.
Roberto's Return
Series: T.J. Jackson Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Something’s Wrong in the Birthplace of Baseball. In life, he was one of the all-time greats, a trailblazing icon who played the game with unmatched passion and style. In death, his mystique only grew, the circumstances of his demise shrouded in controversy and myth. When he passed into legend it was believed his like would never be seen again. But now he’s come back.
Your Scheming Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,770. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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The courtly scion of an ancient Italian family enlists the services of a sassy American con woman to recover a stolen Renaissance painting.
Jingle Bell Rock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,300. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
"Jingle Bell Rock" is the story of Bobby Helms the 50's Pop/Country icon who sang the monstrous hit song. The Authors present a warm and touching profile of this iconic recording artist. "Jingle Bell Rock" will touch you deeply - you will not even know why. David Ward Davis & Lisa E. Brown bring life to this tragic, yet compelling story of love and heartbreak. You'll love Bobby’s story.
Rublev's Old Testament Trinity - Reflections on the Icon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Prayer
Meditations on Rublev's Icon. In nine chapters, in a flowing popular style, Tony leads the reader in an investigation/meditation of the icon painted by Rublev in 1405 popularly known as 'the Old Testament Trinity'. Rublev's wonderful icon, in an incomparable way, teaches the Trinity and is revealed as the work of a great mystic.