Mother: A Moving Reflection of God

Mother: A Moving Reflection of God




This book of poems in Greek and English examines the role of mother and motherhood in the natural world reflecting what we know and understand of God. This book is not a form of "natural theology", but is an expression in poetic form of the role of mothers in the created order and what we can learn from mothers about who and what God is with his creation. This group of poems praises mothers everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781920691271
Publisher: ATF Press
Publication date: 12/31/2005
Pages: 78
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Archbishop Stylianos Harianakis, primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia, was born in Crete in 1935. He studied theology in Constantinople and gained his doctorate in Divinity from the university of Athens. In 1975 he was elected Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia. He has published 25 collections of poems in Greek. In 1973 he was awarded the prestigious Herder prize for his contributions to European culture. In 1980 he received the Academy of Athens Prize for Poetry. Many of his poems have appeared in international magazines. In 2000, he established the Romanos Melodist religious poetry award.

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