Praying with Icons

ISBN-10: 1570757585

ISBN-13: 9781570757587

Edition: 2008

Authors: Forest

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First published ten years ago, Praying with Icons has been widely recognized as a modern spiritual classic. Both for Orthodox readers familiar with this tradition as well as newcomers, Forest describes the history and theology behind icons, how they are made, and how they are used as a guide to prayer. Finally, he offers a moving series of reflections on a range of classic icons.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 6/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 218
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

A Few Words of Thanks
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
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
Christ's Nativity
Christ's Baptism: Theophany
The Raising of Lazarus
Entry into Jerusalem
The Holy Supper
The Descent of the Holy Spirit
Holy Trinity
The Dormition of the Mother of God
Icons of Saints
Devotion to the Saints
Saints Anne and Joachim
Saint John the Forerunner
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
Prayers of Intercession
The Litany of Peace
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