Standing in God's Holy Fire : The Byzantine Tradition

ISBN-10: 1570753822

ISBN-13: 9781570753824

Edition: 2001

Authors: John A. McGuckin

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Prefacep. 9
Prelude: Byzantium--A Short Historyp. 13
The Beauty of God: The Byzantine Theological Aestheticp. 23
An Imageless Vision: Evagrios Pontikep. 37
The Prayer of the Heart in the Desert Traditionp. 55
God's Singers: The Byzantine Poetic Traditionp. 76
Saints and Their Hagiographies in Byzantiump. 94
The Luminous Silence of Hesychasmp. 109
'Though There Stand Around You Tens of Thousands of Angels': The Symbolic World of Eastern Liturgical Prayerp. 131
An Epilogue: The Spiritual Culture of Byzantine Christianityp. 150
Notesp. 155
Bibliographyp. 164
Short Glossaryp. 169
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