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Praying with icons / Jim Forest.

Author/Creator:
Forest, Jim (James H.)
Publication:
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 218 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Edition:
Rev., expanded ed.
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Subjects:
Icons -- Cult.
Icons -- Meditations.
Orthodox Eastern Church -- Prayers and devotions.
Contents:
Introduction : one person's journey to icons
In the image of God
A short history of icons
Qualities of the icon
The making of an icon
Color in iconography
Rules for the icon painter
An iconographer's prayer
Prayer
Learning to pray
Praying in body and soul
The face of the savior and icons of Christ's mother
Christ, pantrocrator : Lord of creation
Devotion to Christ's mother
The Mother of God of the sign
The Mother of God of tenderness
She who shows the way
Icons of the great feasts
Annunciation
Christ's nativity
Christ's baptism : theophany
Transfiguration
The raising of Lazarus
Entry into Jerusalem
The Holy Supper
Crucifixion
Resurrection
Ascension
The descent of the Holy Spirit
Holy Trinity
The dormition of the Mother of God
Icons of saints
Devotion to the saints
Archangels
Saints Anne and Joachim
Saint Nicholas the wonderworker
Saint Martin of Tours
Saint Gerasimos, desert father
Saint George the dragon slayer
Saint Sergius of Radonezh
Saint Seraphim of Sarov
New martyr Saint Elizabeth
Saint Maria of Paris
Holy fools
Prayers of the day
Morning prayer
Evening prayer
Compline
Prayer of intercession
The Litany of Peace
Obtaining icons or icon prints.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-218).
ISBN:
9781570757587
1570757585
OCLC:
173683587