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Ponder These Things Praying with Icons of the Virgin

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ISBN-10: 1557255091

ISBN-13: 9781557255099

Edition: 2006

Authors: Rowan Williams, Kallistos Ware

List price: $16.95
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What we call holy in the world ? a person, a place, a set of words or pictures ? is so because the completely foreign is brought together with the familiar and the everyday. No one embodies this more than Mary, who literally makes a home for the Creator of all things in her own body and in her own house ? the strangest reality we can conceive. Ponder These Things invites readers to explore and reflect on the depths of meaning in three classic icons of the Virgin and her Child from the Eastern Christian tradition. Icons have been described as ?theology in line and color? and, in tracing the movement within these icons, The Archbishop of Canterbury discovers the pattern of love that they…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Paraclete Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 74
Size: 5.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Rowan Williams is Archbishop of Wales.

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