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Praying with Icons
     

Praying with Icons

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by Jim 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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608330775
Publisher:
Orbis
Publication date:
03/22/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
571,474
File size:
6 MB

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Praying with Icons 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
LAWC More than 1 year ago
This book gives the reader incite as to how and why Orthodox Christians view/incorporate icons in their lives. As an Orthodox Christian, I found a new perspective on icons; the details found in different icons, details on the painting of icons. Very fascinating read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who is Ledy and why don't we have a review of Jim Forest's excellent book, "Praying With Icons"?